Why is the tick analysis important?

Ticks are transmitting serious infection diseases. Tick analysis helps to reveal an infection risk and to apply preventive mesures to block the infection. The precise diagnosis is prerequisite to an efficient therapy. More >

Which method do you use for tick analysis?

Ticks are analysed with the help of specific technique called PCR, which reveals all clinically relevant Borrelia strains in the tick (causing Lyme disease) as well as other pathogens. The use of quantification PCR (qPCR) is not necessary, due to the existence of other factors affecting the infection transmission probability such as strain virulency, the time of tick-attack, physical state of the patient and others. More >

How to prevent the tick-attack?

Use protective means both for you and for your pets. More >

How many ticks can I send for analysis?

Up to ten ticks from the same person. They are analysed together as a single sample. More >

What is the probability to get sick?

The risk of the disease from tick-attack is about 30%. It increases with the time of tick-attack. More >

What if I break the tick?

If the beak remains in the skin, do not try to remove it. Simply disinfect and let to cure itself. More >

Is the tick-positivity a reason to stop breast feeding?

Definitely not, the infection transfer through the mother's milk could be excluded.

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