Lyme Disease (IgG, IgM)-
determine whether you have developed antibodies as a result of past exposure to the Borrelia bacteria that cause Lyme disease. Antibodies are proteins created by the immune system that target specific threats like bacteria and viruses.
Blood testing alone cannot determine whether you have Lyme disease. Instead, testing can provide helpful information that your doctor can consider along with other factors, such as any symptoms you’ve had and whether you’ve been exposed to ticks that can carry Borrelia, to determine if a diagnosis of Lyme disease is appropriate.