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... My doctor called me back and said I have Lyme Disease. However, I am still not sure. the reason that I am suspicious is that my results came back CDC and Igenex negative, albeit with some positive bands. I have never been treated for Lyme and never noticed a tick bite. ... (9 replies)
Lyme Test
Dec 9, 2007
... or IND after each one. The IgM tests for a more recent infeciton and the IgG a longer standing one. It is better to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (12 replies)
... think the basic panel is a good place to start. Remember that no test for Lyme is completely reliable. On the Western Blot, 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. ... (3 replies)

... ou have been feeling crummy. First, no Lyme test is completely reliable and reuslts can vary by lab. Regardind the Western Blot, although the CDC requires many bands to show for it to be positive, many people who have Lyme do not have that many bands show. Often, Lyme doctors focus on which bands show. ... (12 replies)
... showing positive so of course no meds. ... (17 replies)
... stating Yersinia species by Western Blot Abnormal, IgA Alt Pos IgG Alt Pos. Two bands from 51, 44,41,37,35,33, 23 kD. I never saw a full Fry lab report, with checkmarks showing I had also the Igenex, CD57. ... (18 replies)
... No test for Lyme disease is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. ... (18 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. ... (5 replies)
Newbie questions
Mar 5, 2005
... see Dr. M in 2003. He was very helpful and once he examined my husband, he put him on oral antibiotics immediately. At that time, he had the Western Blot done at Igenex and it came back equivocal. ... (8 replies)
... I can tell you that many labs can give you a false negative test result. I recomend you have your son retested through IGeneX lab in California. They are believed, by many people, to be the best in lyme testing. ... (4 replies)
... my daughter also just refused a second spinal tap based on the low percentage of positive results. ... (7 replies)
Test for lyme?
Jul 7, 2008
... There is no completely reliable test for Lyme, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX. ... (9 replies)
... I'm a little confused about your testing. So you did have a test through Igenex but you weren't able to get the test results? ... (18 replies)
... rry you are so sick. I agree that that Lyme disease may be a possibility, especially since some of your neighbors have it. Some people who have Lyme have had a positive ANA. I did before I was diagnosed. ... (4 replies)
... nwell 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)
... Dr. Salvato said I was positive on both bands and my diagnosis was chronic lyme. ... (11 replies)




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