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... Hi standishtrio. Below is the breakdown of the Western Blot bands: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb (3 replies)
... 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. ... (30 replies)
... o 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)

... So far I'm not on tx, and haven't been tested for coinfections. When my doctor (a resident at a family practice) suggested testing for EBV, ANA, and syphillis to rule out a false positive, I made a suggestion: rather than running all those tests (which would be expensive), why not find out which bands are cross-reactive with which antigens? For instance, if only the 28 KDa... (10 replies)
... Hi Johnpr. Are you having symptoms? First of all, are you sure your doctor is knowledgeable about Lyme? Why would he prescribe antibiotics that are not approved by the FDA? This would make me very suspicious. Where do you live? Although a bullseye rash is a definite sign of Lyme Disease, only about 50% of people who have Lyme ever get a rash. Often, people are bitten... (8 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)
... Did your son have both the IgM and the IgG Western Blot done? ... (6 replies)
Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... strong antibody response and looked at the resulting blot patterns. ... (16 replies)
... Hi trust1. Here is the breakdown of the Western Blot bands: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb 28 unknown (8 replies)
IGG Bands Results
Oct 21, 2008
... Sarahsdaddy, according to the following chart, you are positive for lyme and should be treated. You probably should be treated anyway just based on your symptoms getting worse. Are you being treated at all right now? Western Blot Bands description: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia (2 replies)
... Hi krystallite, welcome to the board! The IgG Western Blot tests for a longer-standing infection and the IgM tests for a more recent one. Below is a description of the bands: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band (2 replies)
... then the lyme western blot with numbers on it to show what bands show up and then post them. ... (2 replies)
LLMD new NY/CT
Feb 23, 2007
... Hi mfromc. Somehow I missed your previous reply regarding your Western Blot. ... (14 replies)
... Remember what I posted about Lyme tests and the Western Blot. ... (6 replies)
... Which lab did your Western Blot? ... (9 replies)
Lyme
Jun 13, 2008
... Thanks, could you tell me what a band is. Is the the * or the + . What shows the bands? Thanks for you advice I appreciate it very much. Vicky (6 replies)
Lyme
Jun 12, 2008
... However IgG can be read as an indication of a current infection, or of past exposure to or past infection by the organism. You are missing one band on the IgG to be declared a Lymie by CDC standard's. The CDC requires at least two band's on the IgM to be declared a Lymie, and you have zero. Do you have symptoms? ... (6 replies)
... I hope they caught it early for you. However since this is an IgG it looks like later stage diagnosis. Good luck in your treatment. This is a good board to post any questions about treatment. ... (16 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... The IgG tests for a longer standing infection. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (7 replies)


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