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... I just received the results of my Western Blot for Lyme, and was wondering if anyone could help me decipher the test results. ... (2 replies)
... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... etely reliable, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX. They use more sensitive tests and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (3 replies)

... You said the western blot was equivocal ..... ... (11 replies)
... Hi everyone, Hi sure would appreciate any help you can give to help me better understand my test results. The Western Blot IGG was positive & the IGM was Indeterminate. But, I don't really understand what exactly the individual bands mean. Do I really have Lyme? Part of the confusion is why my LLMD dr. hasn't treated me yet. These results are from 1.5 years ago and I... (30 replies)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more resent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific and yours are IND or positive. These results are significant. ... (30 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)
... Looks like this lab is using the old CDC-criteria of 5 bands, despite the CDC saying their criteria was to be used ONLY for their tracking purposes, not using it for diagnosis. I think Igenex uses 3 bands out of 10...and the Elisa is equivacable (ie, maybe positive). The Elisa isn't all that accurate anyways. Yep, I'd get re-tested by a reputable lab. (6 replies)
... to be sure he meant NONE of the bands showed up and not just none of the CDC bands. So I looked at my test results. It does look like I do not have one single band but I wanted to check with people on this board. If there is any doubt, I want to get an Igenex test. ... (6 replies)
... before. I had seen another i.d. guy who was really rude, dismissed all my symptoms and told me that I do not have lyme. He did, however agree to run an eia and western blot. These were both done through quest. ... (4 replies)
... Many people who have Lyme do not have CDC positive results. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands are positive, some are specific for Lyme. Band 23, which you have positive on both the IgG and IgM, is a Lyme specific band. ... (7 replies)
... infections. From what I understand of band results, I think you have Lyme. I would recommend getting another opinion, especially if this doctor is considering giving you unapproved medications. ... (8 replies)
... Ok I am not in the US yet I got my Lyme test result back from the National Infectious Disease Center and only tested positive for the 41 band on the Western Blot test. ... (4 replies)
... Western Blot Bands description: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb 28 unknown (0 replies)
... Hi Kate. Below is the breakdown of the Western Blot bands: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb 28 unknown (5 replies)
... Quoting ticker: Western Blot Bands description: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band (7 replies)
... I have just had my second Western Blot and my third Elisa test. All of my lyme tests are considered negative so far. ... (8 replies)
... He said the results from the Western Blot came back negative, but I keep seeing references on this list to Band 41. ... (1 replies)
... anyway I "demanded" a western blot. Not Igenex, unfortunately... just the hospital here. ... (3 replies)


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