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... 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. A positive suggests exposure to B burgdorferi. ... (1 replies)
... ((hugs)) it's fustrating not getting any answers thru tests. Its really easy to loose hope. My Westren Blot today came back NEG Quest did the testing and I think they only test what the CDC requires. Hang in there and keep fighting and keep hope alive. Jennifer (2 replies)
... I swear I'm the queen of indeterminate test results. Offically the IgeneX is Neg. but let me list the results. ... (2 replies)

... plus your IND's on the IGM are all double starred bands. I know that your report says neg. by Igenex and CDC but that is just a protocal that they use for reporting purposes, it is not used by the LLMD's to diag. LD. ... (19 replies)
... Sarah, I didn't know you were seeing Dr. Forester? I see him too! Isn't he a great doctor? I love how he listens and is willing to try anything. My IGM positives were 18++, 39 IND, 41 +, 58++, 83-93 IND My IGG positives were 30 +, 41 ++ Dr. Forester thinks I have Lyme too or a co-infection. I am taking 500mg of Levaquin right now since I tolerated that one the best. I... (19 replies)
... are the ones Igenex considers most important. The IGG is considered posistive by Igenex if 2 or more double starred bands are positve. ... (7 replies)
... s and IND on his IGM double starred bands. I know it is confusing, why couldn't we have a simple neg. pos. disease huh!! ... (3 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... It was "bugging" me not to understand their tests, but now I think I do. 2 or more of the following double starred bands have to be present (positive) to receive the determination "positive" from IgeneX **23-25 **31 **34 **39 **41 (15 replies)
... Stan - I was very interested in your story! I too got symptoms in January 2006. A weird sore throat on one side which progressed to severe jaw pain, extremely painful neck pain, etc. I went to 9 Drs. and 7 dentists in all. I was told by most of them that there is "no Lyme in MI". Everything else was ruled out - I like you had every test under the sun. Everything was... (8 replies)
... Chantel, from what I have read and what Ticker posted the 41 band is specific for LD, I am also not pos. by CDC or Igenex but I have 41kDa and several other pos. ... (82 replies)
Iv antibiotics
Mar 14, 2008
... Thanks Fernee and Ticker for your very helpful replies. My results from a lyme IgG Western blot from Igenex for the double-starred bands are as follows: 23-25 ind 31 + 34 - 39 ind 41 ++ 83-93 ind (8 replies)
... I have been being treated for 7 months this time. Was treated for the 4 week period over a year ago. Not sure how long I have had lyme but most of my bands that were positive were on the IGM side, only one on the IGG. I think that is more of a recent case? ... (3 replies)
... the IGM was Indeterminate. But, I don't really understand what exactly the individual bands mean. ... (30 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... bands are Lyme specific. But 30 isn't even a double starred band on the IGeneX test. Dr. Harris told my husband that 34 kDa is the last Lyme specific band to show up, and that helps deterime a very early infection from a later one. ... (19 replies)
To Sarah92202
Aug 22, 2007
... bands are Lyme specific. But 30 isn't even a double starred band on the IGeneX test. Dr. Harris told my husband that 34 kDa is the last Lyme specific band to show up, and that helps deterime a very early infection from a later one. ... (2 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... bands are Lyme specific. But 30 isn't even a double starred band on the IGeneX test. Dr. Harris told my husband that 34 kDa is the last Lyme specific band to show up, and that helps deterime a very early infection from a later one. ... (19 replies)
... orry about the spelling, I have Lyme type dyslexia, I know how to spell, but my right hand moves faster than my left so I type the letters backwards, Who had the Igenex tests run for you? ... (4 replies)


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