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... You certainly can have a false negative from Igenex, because many people have. ... (5 replies)
... Does anyone have any information on the percentage of false positive results through Igenex? ... (5 replies)
... tests that could be run to help rule out false positives? ... (3 replies)

... The federal agency that monitors the quality of medical testing labs had ordered Igenex Inc., of Palo Alto, to cease all testing as of last Friday. But that deadline has been lifted to give the company time to appeal. ... (17 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)
... infections. To my surprise, the results are both positive for IgM and IgG. ... (3 replies)
... Anyway, I am supposed to be getting the results tomorrow. However, there is alot of talk about igenex producing too many positive results, i don't know what to think. I also know the diagnosis of chronic lyme is very controversial and political! ... (2 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... This leads to the possibility of false positive Lyme Western Blots. ... (15 replies)
... My test never came out positive with any lab ...But I did get some bands pulled up...soooo Igenex didn't give me a false positive...shoot wish I they had maybe I could of been treated earlier.... ... (13 replies)
... Hi Ticker; Thank you again for the confirmation. Your comments in this thread, and also the other thread, are (part) of the reason that I am going to the specialist in the Tri-Cities--no matter what the results of the new test might be. Since he heard a program on TV by a Dr. Fein (sp), my husband is totally on board, and he is going to the consultation in the... (12 replies)
... t floors me why some doctors even run the tests! If it is negative, the patient is told you definitely do not have it. If it is positive, they are told it is a false positive! The truth is that no Lyme test is completely reliable. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. ... (12 replies)
... If I were you I would start treatment on orals and just test the waters. That is when the proof is in the pudding. For me I tested positive for lyme, babesia and ehrlichia as you have probably seen me post a million times... ... (5 replies)
... Your test indicates you have a current infection, both from Igenex and CDC standards. There are many more false negatives than false positives. ... (3 replies)
... It is true, no Lyme test is completely reliable. It seems to me that there are false negatives, not false positives. You have symptoms and nothing else has been found. You have been diagnosed by an excellent doctor. ... (5 replies)
... Jen, Thanks for your reply... I didn't know that many people tested positive for EBV, and I also didn't know that most Lymies have such high EBV scores. ... (7 replies)
... of the population has tested positive for EBV so I wouldn't try to "hang your hat" on that lab result. Further, most Lymies tend to have very high EBV scores. ... (7 replies)
... Okay, so a few years ago i had the western blot done through IgeneX labs and it came back equivocal. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks Ticker...I just found a web article from the Bay Area Lupus Foundation and it says" Both lupus and Lyme disease can produce arthritis, skin rash, cardiac & neuro involvement. Occasionally patients with high titer antibodies can have a false-positive lyme antibody titer? go figure? My ANA titer has been the highest ever since falling ill also. Im just praying for a... (7 replies)
... The lab results from IGenex just add to my confusion! ... (11 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. The Igm WB is considered negative if less than 2 starred bands are present. ... (1 replies)


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