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Serologic Diagnosis of Lyme Disease

Patient Case, cont.

Slide 7

May 2008

Now that we have reviewed the laboratory tests that are available for the diagnosis of Lyme disease, let’s return to our patient case for an update. A serum sample was submitted for Lyme serology and the result of the screening enzyme immunoassay were reported as positive. The physician receives the report of the screening EIA and questions whether additional supplementary tests should be performed to support the diagnosis.

Patient Case, cont.


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