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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)
... grade fever, joint pain, anxiety etc. Last summer I had a Lyme test and my doctor said it was negative. So last week, 6 months later, I asked about my Lyme test. ... (0 replies)

Two different test
Jun 20, 2014
... Your IgM shows positive since you are "reactive on the 23 and the 41 band. ... (14 replies)
... Hi sure would appreciate any help you can give to help me better understand my test results. ... (30 replies)
... No test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX. ... (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)
... 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)
... none of the bands showed up. I wanted 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)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable. ... (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)
... with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and cervical dystonia. I was recently tested for Lyme since it is a major mimic of MS and fibro. The test says negative but I do see I have 3 bands that are reactive. Can anyone tell me if I should look for further help with this, or take the test as negative? ... (0 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)
... My 18 year old daughter's western blot test results just came back and the doctor has said that it looks as though she may have lyme. ... (0 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)
... since when did passing a test not count for something? ... (1 replies)
... First, realize that no Lyme test is completely reliable. Even the CDC who is behind the times on Lyme testing and treatment states that a negative test does not rule out Lyme. ... (3 replies)
... My daughter's western blot test results just came back and the doctor has said that it looks as though she may have lyme. ... (0 replies)
... anyway I "demanded" a western blot. Not Igenex, unfortunately... just the hospital here. ... (3 replies)
... Is it possible that I have Lyme Disease even if I'm negative on the ELISA and Western Blot? ... (0 replies)


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