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Bitten by a tick? Find out if it carries Lyme disease!

About Lyme Disease: Lyme disease is the most common disease transmitted by tick bites, and Virginia is one of the highest-risk states. Symptoms commonly mimic influenza and arthritis, and may develop into serious neurological or cardiac conditions.

Who are we? is a collaboration with East Stroudsburg University's Northeast Wildlife DNA Laboratory in Pennsylvania.

We're a full-service University DNA laboratory, and have been testing ticks since 2006. Have questions? Give us a call at 1-866-713-TICK!

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Over 55% of ticks carry Lyme or another tick-borne disease. [1]

If you or a loved one were bitten by a tick, you may have been exposed to a tick-borne infection. Lyme disease, the most prevalent tick-borne infection in Virginia, is a potentially-chronic illness that can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. [2]

TickCheck™ can determine with 99.99% accuracy if the tick that bit you carries Lyme or 9 additional tick-borne diseases. Here's how it works:

  1. Order a tick test on
  2. Send your tick directly to our lab - no waiting for a kit!
  3. Get your tick test results within 24-48 hours of lab receipt.

Test your tick now to determine your risk of contracting Lyme.

Symptoms of Lyme appear days or weeks after the initial bite. Only tick testing enables you to determine if you were exposed to a tick-borne disease before symptoms ever appear, allowing you to discuss proactive treatment options with your doctor. Get your tick tested now!

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Recent Reviews from TickCheck Customers:

J J 5 months ago


Excellent service, easy transaction, very timely response. Loved the ability to monitor the status of my tick check every step of the way their website. Well worth the peace of mind!

Scarlett Ngai 6 months ago


Thank you very much, Casey, for not only the quick tick testing results (~24hrs), but also time, patience & professional knowledge on explaining to & reassuring me after I contaminated my specimen during packaging. And our special thanks go to Nichole Chinnici, your kindness leads to great comfort & happy smiles on my service dog again! 💗☺

Sheri Young 10 months ago


Great service for peace of mind! Impressively easy to navigate the process of getting a tick examined. Online registration and payment was easy. Printed voucher and mailed tick in ziplock and regular envelope on Saturday. Got notice when they received my tick on Monday, including identification of kind of tick. Based on tick type, they did relevant tests for diseases it might carry. Got results by text and email on Tuesday! With this setup you can know if your tick was a carrier before you even show any symptoms. Very impressed.

Terry Cross 11 months ago


Quick easy and professional customer service with initial notification that the sample was received and 2 days later, my results. (negative !) I now have peace of mind that at least this tick was not a carrier of Lyme. I'd use again in a heartbeat and I've told 4 people about the service already. I will tell my doctor and the local hospital about this service.

Trish Gruswitz 9 months ago


This company was fast and accurate and easy to work with. They sent me emails and text messages for every step from when they received the tick, what type of tick it was, and what the tests results were, and they are very friendly. I highly recommend this company.

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[1] - CDC Logo Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study on tick-borne disease risk. Ticks analysed for diseases using PCR, the same method used by the TickCheck tick testing lab
[2] - CDC Logo Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), "Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease".