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Tick Analysis #457499

Asked May 28, 2018, 2:59 PM EDT

I am advised that a tick should be evaluated for diseases after removal from my body. Is this something the Extension does? If not, can you identify places that do this?

Anne Arundel County Maryland

Expert Response

The UMass Amherst Laboratory of Medical Zoology tests ticks for pathogens. You can find out how to submit a tick for testing, here on their website.
https://ag.umass.edu/services/tick-borne-disease-diagnostics

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