Detection of Tick-borne Pathogens by Real-time PCR

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Pathogen:
Babesia spp.
Laboratory:
Field Studies, Zoonotic Diseases and Special Pathogens
Phone:
(204) 789-7434 or (204) 789-6070
Fax:
(204) 789-2082
Email:
Frequency:
As requested
Description:

The Tick-borne Pathogens panel evaluates DNA extraction and amplification procedures for the following pathogens - Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Borrelia miyamotoi, Babesia species, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum.  The panel consists of 10 - 20 samples (containing a range of bacterial copy numbers) of either ½ ticks or DNA extracts based on consultation with the laboratory. It is provided to laboratories that are implementing tick testing procedures.

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