Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME)Ehrlichia chaffeensis
Please note that for all tick-borne disease serology tests, only one specimen is needed to complete all tests requested.
1 mL of serum
Store specimen in the refrigerator (2-8ºC).
Transport specimen to the laboratory on cold pack.
Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.
Reports will be available within 7 days of receiving the specimen.
A titer of 1:64 or greater is considered reactive. HGA and HGE antibodies are known to cross react.
Tick-borne Disease Serology(PDF: 108 Kb)