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.


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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Research projects | April 17, 2015

1. “Sexual Transmission of Borrelia” directed by Prof. Leona Gilbert, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland Under the medical lead of Dr. Carsten Nicolaus, the physicians of the BCA-clinic are investigating sexual contact as a possible route of transmission in Borrelia, the agent of Lyme disease. The Infectolab laboratory, under the […]

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