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Lyme Disease Kit

Lyme Disease Test


If you believe you’ve been exposed to an infected tick, or are suffering from Lyme disease symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, or joint pain, testing is crucial to identify the disease quickly. If left untreated, Lyme Disease can spread to the joints, heart, and nervous system causing significant damage.


The Tick Bite Hero test is accurate and reliable using the latest PCR technology, which is the Gold Standard in Molecular Diagnostics.

Receive a personalized, medically checked and physician approved result.
Receive results with a minimized risk of false-positives due to the use of PCR molecular diagnostics.
Receive information about the potential abundance of your infection.

About Our Tests

Find out more about the test kit, the technology behind the tests, and what happens to your sample at the lab.

  • 1 sample tube for your blood sample
  • 2 alcohol pads to keep everything clean and sterile
  • 1 Pain-free blood collection device
  • 2 bandages
  • 2 gauze pads
  • 1 prepaid return envelope to mail your sample back to our lab
  • 1 instruction for use booklet

The Tick Bite Hero test looks for the top three bacterial infections that are known to cause Lyme Disease in the United States.

  • Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Borrelia garinii
  • Borrelia afzelii

Note: the final diagnosis and subsequent therapy should always be made and ordered by a medical professional.

This is what happens to your sample once it reaches our lab up until you receive your results in your personal Better Life Science dashboard:

  • After arrival, your sample is checked to see if it is in good condition for processing.
  • If your sample gets the green light for processing, it is prepared, extracted and then loaded into a PCR instrument called QuantStudio 5.
  • After processing, the results of the test we just ran on your sample are loaded onto our servers.
  • Before you receive your results, they are checked and approved by a scientist.
  • Once approved, your results appear on your personal Better Life Science dashboard for you to view and download.

Frequently Asked Questions

At Better Life Science, we know you probably have questions regarding our services, and we’re here to answer them. Please find below answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about our practice.

Better Life Science does not accept insurance for its tests. However, we do accept HSA and FSA cards as a payment method. Consider checking with your benefits coordinator to see if your FSA/HSA covers Better Life Science’s tests prior to purchasing.

Yes. Better Life Science accepts HSA and FSA cards as a payment method for our tests. Consider checking with your benefits coordinator to see if your FSA/HSA covers Better Life Science’s tests prior to purchasing.

Better Life Science is a clinical laboratory that offers direct-to-consumer testing services for food intolerance, food and inhalant allergies, and sexually transmitted infections.

Our testing process is simple and convenient. You can order your test online, collect your sample at home, and send it to our lab for analysis. Once we receive your sample, our team of experienced professionals will conduct the test and provide you with accurate and reliable results.

We take accuracy seriously at Better Life Science. All of our tests are backed by science and conducted using the latest technology and methods. We strive to provide the most accurate and reliable results possible.

No, you do not need a doctor’s referral to order a test. Our direct-to-consumer model eliminates the need for doctor’s referrals and makes testing easy and convenient for everyone.

Turnaround time for results varies depending on the type of test. Typically, you can expect to receive your results within 2 business days of our lab receiving your sample.

We take the privacy and confidentiality of our customers seriously. Your personal information and test results are kept confidential and protected in accordance with state and federal privacy laws.