Got a tick hangin, less than 20 hours no blood but a red spots now for two weeks, typical. Got a good place for testing the tick, and here is my results so far.

Tick Information

Species: Ixodes scapularis
Sex: female
Stage: adult
Feeding State: flat
Laboratory of Medical Zoology
209 Fernald Hall
270 Stockbridge Rd.
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Tests Results

The following tests have already been ordered

Test Name

Date Ordered


Borrelia burgdorferi sensu latu 2014-05-14 negative
Anaplasma phagocytophilum 2014-05-14 negative
Babesia microti 2014-05-14 negative

Additional Tests Available

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Test Description



Bartonella henselae $50
Borrelia lonestari $50
Francisella tularensis $50
Ehrlichia chaffeensis $50
Ehrlichia canis $50
Babesia divergens $50
Borrelia miyamotoi $50
Rickettsia rickettsii $50

Edited by donald perry (05/23/14 02:47 AM)
The Mohonk Mountain House and the Mohonk Preserve have done a great job protecting the environment thus far, but ... it's all down hill from here