Tick Identification and Testing for Tick-borne Illnesses in New Hampshire

A tick that could be tested for  Lyme disease

New Hampshire homeowners, gardeners, hikers, hunters, landscapers and anyone else who works or plays outdoors can now have ticks identified and tested for dangerous tick-borne illnesses, like Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, babesiosis and Powassan virus.  It is fast and reasonably priced. 

TickReportTM is open, with most specimens being tested within one business day of receiving them. 


Order a TickReport


How to Submit a Tick for Testing

  1. Place tick (dead or alive) in a sealed plastic bag
  2. Order TickReportTM online*
  3. Write order number on bag
  4. Send to TickReportTM - Laboratory of Medical Zoology, 101 Fernald Hall, University of Massachusetts, 270 Stockbridge Rd, Amherst, MA 01003
  5. Receive email results in 3 business days

*Please note that you were referred by UNH Extension. 


UNH Extension has teamed up with UMass's TickReportTto provide this tick identification and testing service. 


Blacklegged tick


Shyloh Favreau
Diagnostic Services Program Manager
Asst Extension Program Mgr
Phone: (603) 862-3200
Office: Cooperative Extension, Spaulding Hall Room G28, Durham, NH 03824