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Quest/Westren Blot
Aug 31, 2007
... It usually doesn't take IGeneX that long to get you the kits. Do they maybe have something wrong on the address? ... (7 replies)
... I got my kit from igenex kit today and am having my blood drawn on Mon. ... (3 replies)
Jul 30, 2005
... The generally used method of testing is an ELISA done at a local lab. This is the least accurate test there is and misses a huge percentage of cases. ... (3 replies)

... Hi, The best way "to be sure" is to see an LLMD - lyme literate medical doctor - and let him/her order the tests. I say this because tests for lyme are not all that accurate and often produce False Negatives. This is why lyme is diagnosed first by clinical symptoms. However, if you just want to proceed with testing call Igenex Lab in Palo Alto, California (the true lyme... (1 replies)
... Hi California1, if you pursue the route of Lyme. It would do you good to get to a Lyme Literate Medical Doctor. Even though Igenex is the best lab around for Lyme testing. It still doesn't mean they are full proof. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks Nexis. My nerve testing came back fine thank God. ... (15 replies)
... Hi,There is no reliable testing labs in the uk. ... (3 replies)
... But there are many other tests IGeneX does which I can't tell you if you have to be on meds first to drive them out. ... (2 replies)
Apr 5, 2005
... have found favorable stories from other Lyme doctors. They're suppose to be the top lab in the US for testing Lyme. ... (6 replies)
... If igenex tested me for lyme, is it possible that they can run some of these test on my 'archived' blood? ... (3 replies)
... in other words, a specialist in lyme disease. Igenex is a better choice for testing LD. Your blood can be sent to Palo Alto CA. An LLMD would most likely test through Igenex. ... (2 replies)
... CD57 is not considered a reliable marker for lyme disease. Mine, for instance, is always high even while testing positive for Lyme. I know other "lymies" with similar results. ... (5 replies)
... hello i hope i understand this right... i have done IGG and IGM twice in sweden, is it the same? any way, since i probably had it for a long time when they did them they were negative, suggested no infection. but elispot and cd57 (germany) suggested a chronic infection. have done those other test, could be a good idea if you suscpect you had the infection for some time... (7 replies)
... My Igenex IGG was negative with **41 IND My Igenex IGM was negative with **31 IND **39 IND 41++ I understand that 41 can be anything, so, do I consider the IND positives? If so, what do you think they indicate, just lyme or any co-infection. Bart, Microplasma and Erhlric.. all negative. And I was on Doxy at the time of testing. Some of my symptoms were similar... (7 replies)
... Hi monarog If you have made the step to find a llmd you are are in the right direction so it may take some time to get started so be patient and make sure to ask questions when you have your next visitKeepe us posted and if you get discouraged come visit us it has been so helpful to me I know without all your support I don't know what I would have done through the worst of... (3 replies)
... Anyway, yes she is checking me for all coinfections...when I talk to her about the IGeneX test in a couple of weeks I will ask her to test for the Mycoplasma as this point, I want not stones left unturned, even if it's all so costly. ... (3 replies)
... And the people who do have they're tests done at igenex are usually those that anyway know that they have lymes, they have all the symptoms and are already feeling sick. ... (17 replies)
Testing process
Aug 30, 2007
... Hi Desperate...yes you had the least reliable test there is. It would be best if you get a test kid ordered from Igenex Lab in Palo Alto. And from what I understand the western blot is the one you want. ... (2 replies)
... I believe the son of IgeneX's director got Lyme some years ago and he was frustrated with the available tests and wanted better ones. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (2 replies)
Sep 14, 2006
... infections. But I had that done at a different lab that was covered under my insurance. Igenex was not. ... (5 replies)

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