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... The most widely used tests are serologies, which measure levels of specific antibodies in a patient's blood ... These tests may be negative in early infection, as the body may not have produced a significant quantity of antibodies, but they are considered a reliable aid in the diagnosis of later stages of Lyme disease ... Serologic tests for Lyme disease are of limited use in people lacking objective signs of Lyme disease because of false positive results and cost ...
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