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New techniques can detect lyme disease weeks before current tests

“The new tests that directly detect the Lyme agent’s DNA are more exact and are not susceptible to the same false-positive results a3nd uncertainties associated with current FDA-approved indirect tests,” said Schutzer. “It will not be surprising to see direct tests for Lyme disease join the growing list of FDA-approved direct tests for other bacterial, fungal and viral infections that include Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Candida, influenza, HIV, herpes and hepatitis, among others.”

Source: Science Daily

Direct Diagnostic Tests for Lyme Disease

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