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If you’ve been sick and aren’t getting better, use this symptom checker to determine your likelihood of having Lyme disease or other associated tick-borne illnesses.

The Tick Talk Resource Symptom Checker is for informational purposes only and should not be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. By using this website and the Tick Talk Resource Symptom Checker, you agree that this website and the Tick Talk Resource Symptom Checker is not intended to and does not replace the advice of your own physician or other medical professional and that this website does not constitute the practice of any medical or other professional healthcare advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You are solely responsible for your own health care decisions regarding the use of this website and the Tick Talk Resource Symptom Checker and your use is entirely at your own risk. You should consult a medical professional for all questions or concerns you may have relating to your health. If this is an emergency in the United States, call 911.

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May 6, 2022

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Media Mentions from iGeneX

IGeneX, Inc. is a reference laboratory specializing in state-of-the-art clinical and research testing for Lyme Disease and Associated Tick-borne Diseases.

IGeneX Inc. has been offering specialty clinical and research testing for Lyme Disease and other associated Tick-borne Diseases since 1991. We provide personalized service to private practice physicians, hospitals and other clinical reference laboratories throughout the world. Our highly trained staff is committed to the following ideals:

● State-of-the-art testing methodology

● Rapid turn-around-time

● Dedication to personalized testing

● Willingness and availability to answer your diagnostic questions

● Ongoing refinement of existing tests, and

● Research and development for innovative quality tests to enhance your diagnostic tools.

We pride ourselves on accuracy and maintain numerous licenses and certifications including: CLIA, Medicare, CA State Department of Health, FL State Department of Health, MD State Department of Health, NY State Department of Health, PA State Department of Health, and NPI.

We offer testing for Tick-borne Diseases such as: Lyme Disease, Bartonellosis, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Rickettsiosis. Our testing methodologies include: ELISA, Western Blot, PCR, IFA, FISH, Lyme Dot Blot Assay, and Immunoblot Assay.

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A 20% DEET Premium Controlled-Release Lotion will work well against mosquitoes, but Dr. Zimring says he prefers the 20% Picaridin lotion since it also protects against ticks, gnats, chiggers, and flies. (In both instances, he recommends Sawyer brand.)

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Part of spending time outside means battling ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects. For this, Nelson swears by permethrin.



And out of the products we tested, Dr. Zeichner highly recommends Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent.

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