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... I was tested for Lyme disease by a neurologist who soon after left my insurance group. ... (7 replies)
... t of the same symtpoms you had. I refused to go to a neuro because I knew they would tell me I had MS also. I went to prim doc and 2 ID's, neither felt testing positive on lyme band 23 was significant along with the 48 other symptoms on the lyme list. ... (3 replies)
... and he gave me back the test results. I'm from Canada and the ministry of health of Ontario said on their laboratory report that the results were interpreted to be negative. ... (2 replies)

... IgG positive means previous exposure to the bacteria or older infection of Lyme. ... (8 replies)
Jun 13, 2008
... Thanks, could you tell me what a band is. ... (6 replies)
Jun 12, 2008
... However IgG can be read as an indication of a current infection, or of past exposure to or past infection by the organism. You are missing one band on the IgG to be declared a Lymie by CDC standard's. The CDC requires at least two band's on the IgM to be declared a Lymie, and you have zero. ... (6 replies)
... positive per the 2nd conference on Lyme Disease, Dearborn, Mi., 1994. ... (42 replies)
... of people who have Lyme ever get a rash. ... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (6 replies)
... infected. Sometimes people test negative intially and positive later on. ... (6 replies)
... You ELISA looks very positive and you have positive bands on the Western Blot. ... (4 replies)
... however many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands. Lyme doctors often look at which bands show. Some are specific for Lyme. ... (6 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show, and yours is positive. ... (4 replies)
... Your Western Blot results are significant. Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for it to be positive, often people who have Lyme do not have that many bands. Many Lyme doctors focus on which bands are positive. ... (10 replies)
... The CDC requires a large number of bands to show for it to be considered positive, yet many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands show. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands show, some are specific for Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... Hi JP. No Lyme test is completely reliable. ... (9 replies)
... Hi again JP76, Here is a breakdown of the Western Blot bands. Posted on this site from a wonderfull lady by the name of Ticker. Find your bands. From what I see you have a case of Lyme disease. ... (5 replies)
... specific antigen for Lyme bacterium... ... (25 replies)
... Band 41 is often the first to show in a Lyme infection. ... (12 replies)
... These 2 things can coexist, and can affect fertility, particularly if your thyroid hormone levels are low. DsDNA antibodies are specific for lupus. ANA can be positive in both conditions. ... (4 replies)

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