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... IGG bands 58, 41, and 23 and IGM band 23. My doctor said I didn't meet the guidelines for treatment. I had pain in my joints and a reddish pink oval rash that was warm to the touch. ... (10 replies)
... and a low grade fever for two years, with no diagnosis. I recently tested "negative" on the Western Blot, altough band 23 showed up for the IgM and band 41 for IgG. I read somewhere that because band 23 is one of the ones specific to Borrelia burgdorferi, this band can alone verify a Lyme diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for the Western Blot to be positive, most Lyme doctors focus on which bands show. You are right that band 23 is specific for Lyme. ... (3 replies)

... ebv or is there lyme present since band 23 on the IgM was positive. I will say nothing else showed up on any of the other IgM or IgG tests. I just don't know if we should pursue lyme based on one band. ... (6 replies)
... Mustang, I only had band 23 IGM also. Later 41 turned up. Both primary doc and 2 ID's told me I didn't have lyme. ... (10 replies)
... e I was drenched. I have a friend a docotr, who told me to come in and prescribed me doxycyclin for like 2 weeks and tested me on july 7. That test basically had igm band 41 as reactive and all lyme igg bands were non reactive. He said I needed two igm bands to test positive. ... (0 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)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. ... (4 replies)
... a load of blood tests and other thorough exams. The tests came back positive for Mycoplasma, gluten intolerance, and staph. Lyme tests showed that the antibody IgM band 23 was positive. My doctor said that was enough evidence to diagnose me with chronic Lyme. ... (3 replies)
... My theory is that I was actually positive on July 8'th because 23 is specific for Lyme, and there is no other reason it would be reactive. ... (4 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. These results are significant. ... (30 replies)
... I had my IGM 23 band show up positive. The kicker is that I had the tick bite about 13 yrs ago. ... (4 replies)
... low normal as well as my vitamin b12, and my calcium deposit has increased. just recently my blood test came back with bands 18 and 41 reactive on a IgG test and band 23 41 on IGM and still my local doctors dont think i have lyme. ... (2 replies)
Lyme tests
Jun 10, 2011
... Why would a ID doc say it was probably a mosquito. He doubts Lyme with band 23 positive. ... (1 replies)
I need help!!!
May 13, 2012
... igg western blot came back negative but reactive for igm band 23. I am not on any treatment as my doctor is still running tests. ... (4 replies)
I need help!!!
May 15, 2012
... My western blot twice came back only with IGM Band 23 reactive. My doctor's say one band is not enough to diagnose lyme. I also tested negative for all the co infections through Quest lab. ... (4 replies)
... ory is so similar. Remember back in those times, the catchall disease was mono like CFS and Fybromalgia is today. As I said, my test results were only postiive IGM band 23, but my LLMD based on the symptoms, that I had been bitten in 2010 along with my history diagnosed lyme. ... (12 replies)
... I too only tested positive on IGM band 23 so 3 doctor's said I didn't have lyme. However, I had been sick for along time with almost all of the standard symptoms. ... (17 replies)
... I would not ignore your positive IGM band23. It is specific to Lyme. I would see a Lyme literate infectious disease Dr. ... (3 replies)
... reactive IGM Band 23. Until then my symptoms were tingling, numb extremities, neck pain, tinnitus, mild muscle pain, lower back pain. ... (12 replies)

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