How to Save a Tick for Testing

Save your tick for testing!

If you have been bitten by a tick, sending it out for identification and laboratory testing is one of the most effective measures you can take to determine your risk of exposure to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illness. If you discover a tick, promptly remove it using either fine-tipped tweezers or our recommended tick removal card.

Tick Removal Using Tweezers
Source: https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/removal/index.html

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