Analysis for antibody Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease bacteria)

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What is an Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria)?

An Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria) is a medical test used to detect if someone has been exposed to the Lyme disease bacteria. During the procedure, blood is taken and tested to see if antibodies are present that are specific to Lyme disease bacteria.

Why would I get an Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria)?

Lyme disease is a common infection and many people with Lyme disease are not aware that they have it. Testing for Lyme disease can be done if you experience any symptoms or if you believe you may have been exposed to the bacteria.

What happens during an Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria) Procedure?

A sample of your blood is taken and tested for the presence of antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease bacteria. The test usually looks for two specific types of antibodies – IgG and IgM.

What to expect after an Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria) Procedure?

Your doctor will review the results of the test and may perform additional tests if the results are positive. If the test comes back positive, you will likely be prescribed a course of antibiotics for treatment.

Conclusion

An Analysis for Antibodies for Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme Disease Bacteria) is an important medical test that can help to detect exposure to Lyme disease bacteria. If the results are positive, a course of antibiotics may be prescribed.

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