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... ime many people's bloodwork is sent to Igenex, that they've shown many Lyme symptoms because they have Lyme. So a high percentage of people sending bloodwork to Igenex are indeed Lyme infected. ... (2 replies)
... along with the packaging to ship it back to them. All you have to do is take the test kit and the shipping materials with you to your doctor...have the doctor or the nurses in his lab draw the blood for you. ... (8 replies)
Ticks In Winter??
Mar 23, 2006
... Denise I have a question... it says on the igeneX site that you could start with the basic panel and then if that comes negative order more tests. ... (14 replies)

... I have had some severe symptoms over the past year or so which started off as back pain and eventually became chronic hip pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, back pain. ... (3 replies)
... would really like an objective finding So, I am going to try to get in with dr. P in ct. But, I just learned from another thread alreted me that he does not use Igenex either. If I want Igenex, I will have to get it myself and ask him to order it. ... (8 replies)
... I would suggest finding a Lyme Literate doc to help you out, since an initial test result of 4 bands is not good. ... (5 replies)
... now, 2 years ago when i had all this start a doc did two tests through IGeneX believing i had lyme disease. ... (5 replies)
... Based on our tracking, as well as input from our client physicians and our clinical consultant, the initial tests to order for Lyme disease are the IGeneX IgM and IgG Western Blot and PCRs. The Western Blots are used to determine if the patient is making antibodies. ... (18 replies)
Ticks In Winter??
Mar 23, 2006
... Based on our tracking, as well as input from our client physicians and our clinical consultant, the initial tests to order for Lyme disease are the IGeneX IgM and IgG Western Blot and PCRs. The Western Blots are used to determine if the patient is making antibodies. ... (14 replies)
... I called Igenex and they told me that they couldn't help me with which test to order. My doctor doesn't think this test is necessary, but will write an order for one. ... (6 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Lyme back in Dec 2014 (I had it for a few years prior to testing). I was treated unsuccessfully for about a year before they tested for co-infections, and I tested positive on the Igenex antibody test for Babesia Duncani at that point (Oct 2015). I was retested in Dec 2016 for Babesia and the results were kind of confusing, so I was wondering if anyone... (0 replies)
... I know that you can't call any test totally conclusive, but it would be nice to know what their rate of accuracy is to kind of help tip the scale in making the decision to go on treatment. ... (5 replies)
... As was stated, no Lyme test is completely reliable. From what I understand the ELISA is the least reliable and the one most doctors run first. ... (2 replies)
... however, many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands. Lyme doctors usually look at which bands are positive. Some are specific for Lyme. ... (6 replies)
... Igenex has many different tests, some actually work better if you take antibiotics first. The best thing to do is call Igenex and tell them which test you are taking and ask them if the abx will affect the test. I have called them many times about different things, they are very helpful. ... (1 replies)
... IGG Western blot, which is the main test you need, also the multiplex PCR. They don't allow the Bartonella FISH but you could have this done through BioReference lab. ... (1 replies)
... Which test did you have done? ... (3 replies)
... for insurance purposes. I am swamped in bills at the moment and I can't afford a full lyme test so I figured I'd go with one to get the ball rolling and get the rest when I get my bills caught up in the next couple of months. ... (2 replies)
... That's not very encouraging, to say the least. I want to express this to my doctor w/out telling her where she'd better send my results to. LOL I've got a regular GP, but I've been seeing a neurologist for all my heavy duty testing since maybe October or so.. and I would guess that she would also be the one to send me to a lab for testing for this. So it doesn't matter... (14 replies)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable and results can vary by lab. It is my understanding that the ELISA or titer is the least reliable test and the one most doctors run first. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. ... (14 replies)


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