This profile measures exposure to tick-borne illnesses, stinging insect and upper respiratory allergens, as well as basic health.
Anyone who spends a lot of time outside. Camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, rock climbing -- there's nothing like spending time outdoors, as long as Mother Nature doesn’t bite back.
Please note, this test should only be ordered if you have symptoms of Lyme disease or other tick-borne illnesses including:
- Bull's eye rash
- Sore joints
- Flu-like symptoms such as:
- Muscle aches
- Swollen glands
If results for any of the tick-borne illnesses come back positive, you should follow up with a health care provider.
- Exposure to tick-borne illnesses
- Stinging insect allergens
- Upper respiratory allergens
- Thyroid hormones
- Comprehensive metabolic panel
There is no preparation needed for this test.
Certain public health agencies require notification if tests for any tick-borne illnesses are positive. They use this information to track emerging trends in infectious disease.
If any of your other results are abnormal, you should see your primary care provider. Please note, some of these tests could indicate a serious health issue. If your results are critical for any of these tests, we will contact you as soon as we have your results no matter what time of day or night it is.