Screening for Lyme Disease
by Amy Scholten, MPH
Screening is done to find a problem and treat it early. Tests are given to people who do not have symptoms but who may be at high risk.
There are no current guidelines to screen for Lyme disease.
Lyme disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/lyme/index.html. Accessed November 12, 2021.
Lyme disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/lyme-disease. Accessed November 11, 2021.
Last reviewed November 2021 by EBSCO Medical Review Board David L. Horn, MD
Last Updated: 11/12/2021
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