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The AAFP has reviewed Tick-borne Diseases, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/11/2021 to 01/10/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):

  • 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) – Serologic Testing in Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease can be difficult to diagnose on clinical grounds because of the symptoms and signs are generally nonspecific. This module discusses how clinicians may use serologic results in their diagnostic decision-making. After completing this module, learners should:

  • Understand role of serology in diagnosing Lyme disease
  • Understand the procedures for ELISA, Western blot and two-tier testing in Lyme disease
  • Recognize the utility and limitations of serology in Lyme disease

Before taking this module, you are strongly encouraged to view the following module first: Basic Principles in Diagnostic Testing