... My 15 year old went to the doctor presenting classic mono symptoms; swollen lymph nodes and fatigue.
Monospot test was positive. Additional bloodwork was screened for EBV virus and Lyme. His EBV was positive and his Lyme was positive.
Is there a chance his Lyme test is a false positive?? The tests were screened at Quest Diagnostics. Below are the results of those tests:... (8 replies)
... I had some tests done and one of the Lyme results showed the following:
41 KD (IGG) BAND REACTIVE
All the other lines were either negative or non-reactive. Does this mean I have Lyme disease?
My issues causing concern is excessive dry mouth/throat for about 6 months. Also had diarrhea for much of that time, joint pain (arthritis was blamed), loss of... (0 replies)
... basically was positive for igm band and negative for igg band. ... (3 replies)
Got a copy of the labs
Lyme Disease IGG and IGM,
B. Burgdorferi AB
(IGG), WB Negative
18 KD (IGG) Band Non Reactive
23 KD (IGG) Band Non Reactive
28 KD (IGG) Band Non Reactive (6 replies)
... I just received the results of my neighbor's blood test from last week;
IGM Western Blot
1 out of 3 bands reactive A
IGG Western Blot
4 out of 10 bands reactive A (7 replies)
... Not sure why the result reads negative for IgG when the same two numbers are bold and read "reactive"....I think it was Ticker who mentioned 41 is common with new infections but any additional insight would be appreciated prior to me getting out there and purchasing that book by Karen so and so! ... (4 replies)
... So, the internal medicine doctor stated that he was not sure what I had because if I had Lyme many of the other bands would have reactive results. ... (10 replies)
... IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME UNDERSTAND THE RESULTS OF MY LYME TEST I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT. THE DOCTOR JUST SAID IT WAS NEGATIVE
SO I ASK HIM FOR A COPY OF THE RESULTS BUT DON'T NO IF I SHOULD BE CONCERNED AND GET TESTED AGAIN BY A LLMD.
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE,
Test Name IN RANGE OUT OF RANGE REFERANCE RANGE
ANA SCREEN ETA W/REFL IFA ... (16 replies)
... So the Epstein Bar Virus caused me to produce antibodies that caused a false lyme positive on the 41 KD band? ... (7 replies)
... Is it possible that I have Lyme Disease even if I'm negative on the ELISA and Western Blot?
Please help me, it's been 5 months and I can't take it anymore. I've been to 4 doctors and they all tell me I'm fine. On the ELISA 41 KD (IGG) Band was reactive. I read that abx will give a false negative. In June my PCP put me on Augumentin b/c he thought I had a sinus... (0 replies)
... Thanks in advance for looking and responding. This is my most recent blood results. Just finished 1 month of Doxy and now 2 weeks after being off meds started with all the same symptoms as before. Dr. says I have Lyme. Put me back on another month of meds. Thought I would post it on web and get some down to earth opinions. Found some great posting on healthboard.com but am... (6 replies)
... My question is, can one band mean a lyme diagnosis? ... (4 replies)
... and what I don't understand is why it would have that 1 reactive band. ... (42 replies)
... Band. My doctor said my test results were negative for lyme disease and is testing me for some other things. What does it mean when there are bands that are reactive but dont meet the criteria of lyme disease? ... (8 replies)
... Your IgM shows positive since you are "reactive on the 23 and the 41 band. ... (13 replies)
... One was done with my neurologist and the other with my reg. Doctor's office (got this one today)
My first one was .94
The second one is negative(so they say)
Component: B. BURGDORFERI AB (IGM), WB Result: POSITIVE
Component: 41 KD (IGM) BAND Result: REACTIVE (13 replies)
... Thanks to all who are reading:
You remember how I said that they retested me (my other doctor's office). Well yesterday I couldn't understand what the nurse was saying. My phone is no good, i need a new one. So when I went to the doctors office. The nurse said that the test was NEGATIVE! So i got copies of all my labs. I didn't know I was missing a page until I got to my... (11 replies)
... Ok my western blot 23KD (IGG) was reative
Band 41 KD (Igg) Reactive
Western Blot IGM
23 KD (IGM) reactive 41 (IGM) reactive So do I still have LYme or not? I was treated when rash first appeared for 21 days. and then 3 wks off and then another 30 days.
Could this just be residual effects. I have knee and leg/hi[ joint soreness but not as bad as beginning. I will... (1 replies)