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Laboratory Tick Testing Service

Tick bite?  Order a Universal Tick Test online and mail your tick directly to our laboratory for the detection of Lyme and other tick-borne disease. No kit required. 

Black Tick testing

Universal Tick Test

One Test

3 Easy Steps

$60 -Results in 24-72 hr (weekends included)

​$40 -Results in 3 business days

Borrelia general species (Lyme, Relapsing fever, B. lonestari) Borreliosis
Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) Lyme disease
Borrelia mayonii Lyme disease
Borrelia miyamotoi Relapsing fever
Bartonella general species Cat scratch disease & trench fever
Anaplasma phagocytophilum Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis (HGA)
Babesia microti Babesiosis
Babesia duncani   Babesiosis
Rickettsia rickettsii Rocky Mtn. spotted fever
Rickettsia parkeri Spotted fever rickettsiosis
Ehrlichia chaffeensis Ehrlichiosis
Ehrlichia ewingii Ehrlichiosis
Francisella tularensis Tularemia

Powassan, Colorado Tick Fever Virus  and other rare pathogen testing:

We offer additional testing for other tick-borne bacteria and viruses. We may recommend one or more of these tests if a rare, nonpathogenic or uncharacterized pathogen is suspected. For details: Patient Resources


"Ticknology, what is the worst way to store and ship a dead or dying tick?" 

Answer: water + time = decomposition. For PCR testing, do not send a dead or dying tick wrapped in or against a wet paper towel or in pooling water. When in doubt- dry-it-out.


Universal Tick Test

Universal Tick Testing includes:

  • All Lyme (B. burgdorferi) tests are repeated at no extra charge.
  • All samples are saved for 1 year.
  • Free tick identification.
  • Results are emailed to you within 24-72 hr by choosing PRIORITY option at checkout (*additional charges may apply).
  • Testing service offered to continental US residents only.

Tick Submission Guidelines

•Place your tick in a Ziploc bag and mail it to Ticknology (see Tick Submission Guidelines for details).
•Check email regularly (inbox/junk/clutter). Emails will be sent to the address you provide with payment.