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... the past year, I was on months of antibiotics and steroids before being treated for lyme. I know this can skew test results but I find myself discouraged by the Igenex results that I waited months to be tested for. ... (0 replies)
... Hi All: My test results from Igenix were negative according to the CDC and Igenix but i have a few bands that are IND and Positive. If I were a person without any symptoms and perfectly healthy would I have anything that is positive or IND? My test results are as follows: IGM Band 18 positive Band 39 IND Band 41 Positive Bands 83-93 IND (3 replies)
... Dr. Jones has said only ONE specific band is needed to confirm a Lyme diagnosis. ... (19 replies)

... Chuey, If you take some time and read through the posts here you will find a great many people with similar posts to yours. The problem lies in folks seeing doctors who are not specialists in lyme disease. If you want accurate information about lyme the ONLY doctor you should be seeing is an LLMD - lyme literate medical doctor. As well, your blood work should have been sent... (2 replies)
... IGenex Interpretation is based on internal validation stugies. By IGenex criteria, IgM WB is considered positive if two or more of the double starred bands are present. ... (1 replies)
... The thing is on my Lyme IgM WB, IGenex said I was positive. ... (2 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... Igenex considers the IgG equivocal if you have one of these bands present by itself with the exception of band 41 since it can be found in all spirochetes. ... (15 replies)
... show for it to be positive. Many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands present. Lyme doctors often look at which bands show. You have symptoms and band 41 is present. ... (8 replies)
Igenex question
Dec 18, 2006
... Hi marina3840, welcome to the board! From what I understand, the IgM tests for a more recent infection and the IgG a longer-standing one. Are these the only two positive bands you have? Do you have any marked IND? Below is the breakdown of the Western Blot: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22... (2 replies)
... band 18 highly specific for lyme... ... (7 replies)
... The IgG tests for a longer standing infection. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (7 replies)
... and 41 kDa. What I find interesting is that Quest and Labcorp both said band 25 was reactive in the past but Igenex didn't show this. ... (5 replies)
... of the most common symptoms of Lyme, but just got my Igenex test today. From what I have read on this board and others I believe it's positive but need some help to insure. ... (0 replies)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Erin. 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 (12 replies)
IgeneX results
May 17, 2007
... 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. ... (6 replies)
... It looks like band 30 can be a California strain and your is positive. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are IND. I think your results are significant. ... (1 replies)
... 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. Band 41 is often the first band to show, and hers is positive. ... (9 replies)
... Hi gemofnj. 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 (7 replies)
... and 39 are Lyme specific bands. Band 41 is often the first to show. On your tests these bands are IND and positive. ... (2 replies)


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