The CDC’s recommended testing and treatment guidelines can be confusing for patients and healthcare providers alike. There is often a knowledge gap in understanding what is being analyzed in serologic tests as well as why two step testing is employed. With the increasing incidence of Lyme in the northeast it is as important as ever to ensure that there is an approachable resource for patients to learn from. Better patient care can be provided while also reducing unnecessary testing and resource overutilization by empowering patients with a better understanding of the process of diagnosis of Lyme disease
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