Complete all fields of the General Test Requisition Form: include the patient's full name, date of birth, Health Card Number (must match the specimen label), physician name and address,
•Enter Borellia burgdorferi or Lyme disease under ‘Test description’ on the PHO General Test Requisition. If European Lyme disease testing is required: enter 'European Lyme disease'
• Date of onset
• Date of collection
• Clinical signs and symptoms
• Travel history
• Exposure (e.g. tick bite)
When a European Lyme is suspected, European Lyme serology should be specifically stated on the requisition along with travel history including location and dates.