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... No test for Lyme is completely reliable and results can vary by lab. It is my understanding that the ELISA is the least reliable test, and the one most doctors run first. ... (6 replies)
... Some bands are specific to lyme, and that would mean something to a LLMD. An Igenix Western blot would be a better test to have run. ... (8 replies)
... but actually, more IgM blots are positive in chronic Borreliosis than IgG. Every time borrelia reproduces itself, it may stimulate the immune system to form new IgM antibodies. ... (3 replies)

... Hi all, I'm here to share my story and to hopefully get some of your inputs. ... (2 replies)
... My daughter had a tick byte June 24, 2011 and since then presents a complex picture. ... (0 replies)
... No test for Lyme is completely reliable. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. The IgM tests for a more recent infection and the IgG a longer standing one. ... (7 replies)
WB results
Oct 23, 2007
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. ... (4 replies)
Thank You Ticker
Mar 13, 2007
... Hi serinity. The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing infection. ... (6 replies)
... Remember what I posted about Lyme tests and the Western Blot. ... (6 replies)
... however, many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands show. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands are positive, some are specific for Lyme. ... (15 replies)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Bands 31 and 34 are Lyme specific bands. Being positive or IND on these is significant. How long have you been sick? ... (11 replies)
... It's difficult to get positive tests with some of the tick borne diseases. There are several reasons for this, but based on the Ig bands you reported, I would say that you likely have Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... for IGG bands 31 and 41. He confirmed the lyme diagnosis, and is also running labs to evaluate my adrenals, thyroid and my vitamin D levels. ... (18 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... I would also like to know what your notes say Ticker. I have Adrenal Insufficiency, and Dr. Ames wants me to take 20 mg a day altogether. I took this stuff several years ago, and it made me very sick. He says he thinks I should try it again. ... (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. A positive suggests exposure to B burgdorferi. ... (1 replies)
... The majority of your positive and IND bands are the Lyme specific ones. Very significant results. What does your doctor say? ... (8 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... Only one of these Borrelia burgdorferi genus specie specific bands is needed to confirm that there is serological evidence of exposure to the Borrelia burgdorferi spirochete and can confirm a clinical diagnosis of Lyme disease. ... (15 replies)
Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... strong antibody response and looked at the resulting blot patterns. ... (16 replies)
... I don't know what bands of mine were positive and which weren't but only that I was IgM positive. ... (13 replies)
... I said I would post this so brid could see mine and Frango wanted some of Dr. Crist's interpretations. ... (5 replies)

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