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... consistent with lyme. A nurse friend asked if I had been tested for lyme and I started to research lyme. The minute I saw the symptoms and read peoples stories I new in my gut that this was what I had. ... (16 replies)
... he said that her symptoms along with the Quest Labs Western Blot test will be enough to make a diagnosis, and no further testing will be necessary. He said that IGeneX would only confirm plus more than likely be "more positive" than the standard Western Blot. Based on what I've read I believe this to be true as well. ... (18 replies)
... The lab results from IGenex just add to my confusion! ... (11 replies)

... doctor to get my daughter a western blot test through Igenex. The only problem is that they don't draw blood at the office and said I had to do it at a lab. ... (9 replies)
Undxed Lyme? Help!
Jun 17, 2008
... It was harrowing, scary and exhausting going from doctor to doctor in my quest for a diagnosis and treatment. ... (6 replies)
... I switched my appt. I am "probable" as far as Lyme Disease goes. ... (3 replies)
... now I have another one. I requested that my GP send my blood in again for retesting with Quest and He specifically asked that they do a western blot. Last time they only did lyme EIA and it was negative in which case they follow the cdc guidlelines and will not do the western blot. ... (6 replies)
... There is more than just Lyme that a person can contract from ticks and each is a separate test. ... (3 replies)
... I asked Igenex about testing for coinfections, and they said that they usually do that after the lyme testing. Any recommendations for doing it all in one shot? ... (9 replies)
... where there are LLMD's, we live in Texas where the doc's no nothing about LD. The tests that your doc has run on her are probably the basic Elisa, and possibly a western blot done by a "junk" lab, not a Lyme specific lab. Since you live in CT I would seriously advise you to call Dr. ... (13 replies)
... Do you think it's possible to beat Lyme without antibiotics or is that the million dollar question.? ... (30 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)
... infections were not done by Igenex, MDL or Quest, so I will probably have them redone. Only my Western Blots and IFA were done by Igenex. Being so far away from my LLMD is hard. ... (82 replies)
... I was negative through Quest even for coinfections originally... ... (3 replies)
... Don't waste your time with quest. Go to igenex. They're the best. But as the others said, you may have lyme and not show it on the test results. Mine from igenex were all indeterminate. ... (9 replies)
... My understanding of Lyme Literate labs like Igenix is they test more sensitively. ... (17 replies)
... As far as Lyme, your symptoms could be lyme related and not be MS at all as many members here were first diagnosed with MS to find out later on they really had Lyme Disease. ... (5 replies)
... How about I swear to Quest! What is the deal. Yeah, the Western Blot Quest did on me through John's Hopkins was so accurate that it didn't pick up the lyme that had been floating around awhile as well as all the myriad of coinfections I was tested for. ... (54 replies)
... The lab I had my Western Blot test done was "Quest Diagnostics" in Teterboro NJ. I don't think it's lyme specific, as I've had blood work drawn for other health issues from this same lab. ... (7 replies)
... also an option. They will come on with more information. Bottom line, it sounds like you have been unwell for a while. It is not uncommon to test negative for lyme at labs like quest or labcorp. Most people on this board would recommend that you get tested by Igenex in CA. ... (16 replies)

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