Welcome to the BCA-Lab


BCA-lab is a medical services provider and a division of BCA-clinic Betriebs GmbH & Co. KG (bca-clinic.de), located in Augsburg. Established in 2006, the laboratory provides diagnostic tests and conducts research into a wide range of vector-borne diseases.

Our laboratory is dedicated to continuously adjusting diagnostic requirements, monitoring treatment and performing state-of-the-art research. We provide a close relationship between patients’ treatment and the laboratory, which is very beneficial to our customers.

Our clients and partners include hospitals, laboratories, universities and medical offices from all over the world.

As we progress, we will create strong links between the development of diagnostic tools, new treatment approaches and therapy monitoring.


New Laboratory method: DNA-PCR | January 27, 2016

DNA-PCR Test for Borrelia gets Increase in Speed and Sensitivity   From February 1st 2016, the BCA-lab will offer a new DNA-PCR test that delivers results faster to our clients and is more sensitive as compared to its predecessors.   The test will use blood or tissue/biopsy material to search for the most important species […]

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Charity – 10 years BCA-clinic + BCA-lab | January 20, 2016

10 years of BCA-clinic + BCA-lab: 10 years of experience in the areas of therapy and diagnostics for tick-borne diseases. Over 25,000 patients were treated in Augsburg since the clinic was founded in 2006. Seven doctors work under Dr. Nicolaus’ direction, treating patients from all over the world. Over 30 employees in the area of […]

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LymeSpot Revised: The new generation EliSpot | April 17, 2015

EliSpot is used to detect an infection of Borrelia and its co-infections on a cellular level. It is trustworthy and we have now been using it for several years. The first generation of enzymatic EliSpots determined the interferon-gamma production of cells and provided vital information about the infection. We have now developed this test even […]

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