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Screening for Lyme Disease

Authors:
  • Amy Scholten, MPH
Publication Type:

Condition InDepth

Screening for Lyme Disease

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.

Screening Guidelines

There are no current guidelines to screen for Lyme disease.

Screening Guidelines

There are no current guidelines to screen for Lyme disease.

References

  • 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.

Contributors

  • David L. Horn, MD
Last Updated:
2021-11-01

This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.