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... The IgM tests for a more resent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific and yours are IND or positive. These results are significant. ... (30 replies)
... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... I just received the results of my Western Blot for Lyme, and was wondering if anyone could help me decipher the test results. ... (2 replies)

... Is the IGG a current infection? ... (30 replies)
... Looks like this lab is using the old CDC-criteria of 5 bands, despite the CDC saying their criteria was to be used ONLY for their tracking purposes, not using it for diagnosis. I think Igenex uses 3 bands out of 10...and the Elisa is equivacable (ie, maybe positive). The Elisa isn't all that accurate anyways. Yep, I'd get re-tested by a reputable lab. (6 replies)
... to be sure he meant NONE of the bands showed up and not just none of the CDC bands. So I looked at my test results. It does look like I do not have one single band but I wanted to check with people on this board. If there is any doubt, I want to get an Igenex test. ... (6 replies)
... I am so grateful that Ticker posted the Western Blot band interpretation. ... (6 replies)
... s and was positive for Lyme. This one has a lot of IND's and is negative for Lyme. Is having that many IND's typical of a relapse? ... (6 replies)
... even people with poor dental hygine and gingivitis can have this band, it is also presumably the FIRST band to show up, or sometimes the ONLY band to show up in some people with Lyme Disease. It is not uncommon, but it is not lyme specific. ... (7 replies)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... Many people who have Lyme do not have CDC positive results. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands are positive, some are specific for Lyme. Band 23, which you have positive on both the IgG and IgM, is a Lyme specific band. ... (7 replies)
... infections. From what I understand of band results, I think you have Lyme. I would recommend getting another opinion, especially if this doctor is considering giving you unapproved medications. ... (8 replies)
... 1st western blot was done by stonybrook labs on long island 2nd will be done at nyu and i don't think i was ever bitten by a tick but I can't say for sure good luck! keep me posted! (4 replies)
Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... strong antibody response and looked at the resulting blot patterns. ... (16 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... Hi Ava. I do not understand the significance of them testing Band 30 and 31 only. ... (19 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. ... (1 replies)
... The thing is on my Lyme IgM WB, IGenex said I was positive. I tested negative for everything else including the IGG so I guess when the ontario ministry of health did their interpretation, they thought overall it was negative. ... (2 replies)
... One more thing...Blackant5...a negative Western blot doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have lyme. What band was reactive on your original Western Blot? ... (8 replies)
... MDL Western Blot test, Igm no bands. ... (3 replies)
... I hope this post finds you all enjoying the blossoming spring. I never remember a tick bite. My rash comes and goes (no bulls eye and is itchy) and my knee joint pain has never returned after the winter of 2003-2004. My neuro symptoms are disabling: feel 'drunk' every minute of each day, I don't behave like I used to and I have no sense of balance. Due to the doctors... (0 replies)




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