Testing for borrelia

These are summaries based on an extensive review of published research. However, since this is a fast moving area of medicine, use of this information should be supplemented with a full review of the literature where required.

The effect of use of antibiotics on test results

Persistence of Borrelia and sero-negativity

The two tier test for Lyme antibodies (accuracy)

Factors affecting test results (eg immune, genetic etc)