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... they are supposed to be willing to diagnose purely on a clinical diagnosis since the testing is not terribly accurate and controversial to boot. Though many want to use Igenex to get a confirmatory result, not all do I imagine. ... (5 replies)
... I just got back the results of my Igenex western blot and the IGM was positive, IGG negative. ... (8 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)

... Hi moesciphish. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing. I would recommend having at least the Western Blot done there. ... (14 replies)
... The IgG tests for a longer standing infection. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I got my Quest test results back after treatment for babesiosis. ... (1 replies)
Translate results?
May 24, 2012
... I have recently been diagnosed with Lyme Disease through IGENEX testing, my 6 year olds sons results just came back as well and I need someone to help me fathom his results. ... (0 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. A positive suggests exposure to B burgdorferi. ... (1 replies)
... Lyme bands. After reviewing my Igenex lab work he said that he wouldn't treat me for the Babesiosis because he didn't believe in the Igenex testing. He wouldn't even discuss the Lyme results since they were neither CDC nor Igenex positive. ... (2 replies)
... d I discussed my vision problem. I brought up the fact that Lyme can cause double vision and asked if I could be tested again. He agreed and I just received my results in the mail. ... (1 replies)
Other Tests
Jul 11, 2007
... I had a copy of the lab results from last Friday. All but two were completed. Im only going to list the Lyme associated ones. Ticker you were interested in which lab performed the tests. ... (1 replies)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. Do you know which lab did your test? ... (2 replies)
... s unable to see this doctor into August 2008. He had that big of a back log. The other doctor I've seen one time. I called his office and they agreed to sign the IgeneX lab requisition even before I ever saw him. I just had an appointment two weeks ago with him and the IgeneX results weren't completed yet. ... (8 replies)
... When I first started havig symptoms, my PCP do a slew of blood tests, including a standard Western Blot. No bands came back positive. He recommended I send blood to Igenex, even though I had to pay a good bit of money out of pocket. ... (23 replies)
Q about results
Nov 3, 2007
... No Lyme test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Some people who have Lyme test negative. ... (10 replies)
... The CDC requires a large number of bands to show for it to be 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. ... (9 replies)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto. ... (2 replies)
... Ticker, Melissa's daughter has been tested by Igenex and is seeing Dr. Cichon in Tampa, he said that she does have LD, but the primary will not agree to the IV treatment. And the ID doc says she does not have LD. ... (4 replies)
... they're alot better and more consistent than most labs. I don't think they take insurance, but the quality of the results can be alot higher, and they come highly recommended in the LLMD world. ... (12 replies)
... Remember that no Lyme test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. ... (1 replies)


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