Lyme disease test kits and limitations

TitleLyme disease test kits and limitations
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsHealth, C
JournalCanadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter
Volume22
Start Page1
Issue4
Date Published10/2012
ISSN1499-9447
Other NumbersCat no H42-4/1-22-4E
Keywordslyme, sensitivity, specificity, tests
Abstract

Lyme disease test kits have sensitivity and specificity limitations.
Health care professionals should be aware of these limitations and are encouraged to report suspected incidents, including false-positive and false-negative results, to Health Canada.

URLhttp://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/bulletin/carn-bcei_v22n4-eng.php#a1