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The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

Screening Guidelines

There are no current guidelines to screen for Lyme disease.


Lyme disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: Updated October 27, 2015. Accessed November 13, 2015.

Lyme disease. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: Updated August 15, 2016. Accessed October 6, 2016.

Last reviewed November 2015 by David L. Horn, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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