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... Hi all....I recieved an update today from LYMEINFO concerning the recent attack on the IGeneX labs so called "unreliable" western blots and other lab testing. Here's the copy of the letter. ... (7 replies)
IGeneX or Bowen?
Apr 19, 2005
... The answer isn't so easy. But yes other labs do Western Blot. ... (10 replies)
Igenex Labs
Nov 17, 2006
... infected, and it may affect treatment choice and progress. It is important to be tested for these by a Lyme reputable lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (2 replies)

... sympathetic doc, it's unlikely you're going to be tested using the other diagnostics. IGeneX labs in Palo Alto, CA is one that's widely mentioned here on the boards as being meticulous about testing for Lyme. ... (6 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)
... pure Lyme antigen in conducting their tests whereas most other labs do not in order to save money. ... (2 replies)
Questioning Lymes
Sep 11, 2005
... If I were in your shoes, I would want to know for sure just for health reasons. The Elisa test is the least reliable and labs such as Quest and Labcorp are also the least reliable as far as Lyme testing goes. The most accurate Lab in my opinion is IgeneX Labs located in Palo Alto, CA. ... (11 replies)
... infections and how my immune response is so great but she mentioned an interesting fact to me that I was questioning in the 1st place about the validity of Igenex and immunosciences testing. ... (6 replies)
... No test is completely reliable and a knowledgeable doctor will consider your entire history and not rely solely on test results. ... (11 replies)
... I have been researching testing labs and there is one in NJ that is called Medical Diognostic Labs. ... (0 replies)
... My understanding of Lyme Literate labs like Igenix is they test more sensitively. ... (17 replies)
... In all of my reading, I get the impression that some medical professionals believe the body's immune system could fight off the Lyme spirochetes. Theoretically then, one could be without infection and still have the antibodies, and the Western blot should see this. The longer it's been since the infection, the lower the antibody levels would be in the bloodstreatm, it seems.... (2 replies)
... Hi Jennifer. Remember there is no completely reliable test for Lyme. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and lists more bands on the Western Blot than many other labs. ... (2 replies)
... i saw an LLMD who treat me based on my symptoms alone. She did send my blood to Igenex labs. ... (4 replies)
... IgeneX is one of the best Lyme labs in the country. From what I understand, the majority of Lyme knowledgeable doctors use this lab. ... (8 replies)
... Your best bet is to be evaluated by a Lyme literate medical doctor. The most reliable testing available is a western blot through Igenex labs in Palo Alto, which is the most reputable lab. Many people have had to travel out of state to get to a competent doctor. ... (19 replies)
... She ran another WB test through Igenex labs and it came back CDC positive. ... (1 replies)
... of cases. The more reliable test, the Western Blot, is still not completely accurate. So in other words it is possible to have a negative test and still have Lyme disease. ... (9 replies)
... titioner told me, the J clinic no longer tests through Ignex. They use MDL. Some of these tests are only available through Igenex. Are the tests through other labs reliable? ... (5 replies)
Need Help!
May 19, 2011
... ical and endocrine work up in the hospital. They found nothing and released me. When my dog and my brother were both diagnosed with lyme through routine standard labs in the following months, I knew it couldn't be coincidence. I then visited my first LLMD who tested me using the Igenex lab. ... (2 replies)




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