Health Protection Agency information about their Lyme Disease testing service at Porton Down | 14 November 2012

The UK Health Protection Agency have put details about their recently revised arrangements for Lyme Disease diagnostic testing on their website. We’re posting this information because the ME Association has a close interest in the subject: it has been known for people with Lyme Disease to be misdiagnosed as suffering from ME/CFS.

Their microbiology services division at Porton Down near Salisbury have a new referral form available HERE. This is only for the use of clinicians.

Their arrangements for diagnostic testing can be read HERE.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions is available HERE.

And the Health Protection Agency say what they think of “Unorthodox Clinical and Laboratory Practices Related to Lyme borreliosis” HERE.

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