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... had lyme before, it shows you have immunity to lyme." That didn't make much sense, so I asked my rheumi, who is the one who initially told me it was odd for the IgM to be positive without IgG at this point. She referred me to Infectious Disease. ... (2 replies)
... His dr said he was IgM positive and IgG negative, but looking at the results, he is positive to both, its just that in absence of IgM positive result, they don't use the IgG alone. ... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed with MS almost 2 years ago and was recently tested for Lyme's. ... (8 replies)

... Dear All: I recently had the Western Blot test. I have positive IgM bands 41 (+3), 39 (+1) and 23 (+2). The final report for IgG was negative(normal)... I will follow up with my doctor, but wondered if anyone could shed some light on these results. I have no symtoms. Thank you! (5 replies)
... Tess, thank you for the reply, my test was done just through my doctor the antibodies for lyme was positive but. According to the CDC the Western Blot is negative because only 2 of the bands were reactive the CDC said at least 5 must be reactive for a positive result. ... (3 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)
... IgM antibodies are the first antibodies to be produced in the body in response to an infection, and is produced in great quantity. IgM antibodies are large, up to six times larger than the IgG antibodies. ... (6 replies)
... We are just getting what seems like more real help. It started Aug 2008 with a high fever and head pain. ER found meningitis, then we went back the next day when he was head to toe bullís-eyes. 6 weeks of oral meds and he was feeling a bit better. This is the test after this past week when I got him to go back to the doctor. Lyme western blot: Component ... (1 replies)
LLMD - Use Caution
Feb 11, 2012
... aking and dramatic treatment like IV antibiotics. You need to make sure that the Western Blot test is properly interpreted. The lab I was tested at only required 2 IgM or IgG bands for a positive while the CDC and IDSA require 5 bands. The bands are antibodies that are measured by their weight in Daltons. ... (3 replies)
Complications
Apr 2, 2007
... but some of the bands they listed as ind. He says ind is not positive. ... (122 replies)
... Hi Sco24... The Llmd I Saw Tld Me The Igg In A Lyme Test, Means Is Recent..and The Igm Means You Have It Right For A While.. ... (11 replies)
... en I started taking abx. I pretty much did the test right off the bat, because I see the LLMD once a month, and they like the results in before your next visit. 2 of the 3 samples was negative, and the other was apparently a bad sample? ... (9 replies)
... Hi, My son received the results from the Western Blot. Could someone help me interpret the results. The report reads as follows from LabCorp: Lyme IGG Bands Negative POS: 5 of the following Borella- specific bands: 18, 23, 28, 30, 39, 41, 45, 58,, 66, and 93. Neg: No bands or banding ... (4 replies)
... Please note that no other bands were tested positive. ... (3 replies)
... one for Lyme IgM and one for Lyme IgG. ... (8 replies)
... Hello! My daughter was first diagnosed with lyme 2 years ago. ... (1 replies)
... These 2 things can coexist, and can affect fertility, particularly if your thyroid hormone levels are low. DsDNA antibodies are specific for lupus. ANA can be positive in both conditions. ... (4 replies)
... o a doctor about an hour away that could see me. He ran a series of tests. The tests for RA, Lupus, Sjogrens and Scleraderma were all negative. However the Lymes IgM was Positive. Bands 39 and 41 were reactive. He suggested I be treated for Lymes. ... (4 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... not me.. i had horrible muscle spams on my leg today, sore now, i just post.. anyway.. what doctor harris told me about igg and igm was that igg positive and igm negative meands that you had lyme in the past, while igm show present lyme, my igg was negative and my igm was indeterminate, with 3 positive bands and 2 indeterminates.. ... (15 replies)
IGM 23 Present
Oct 15, 2012
... lymemommy- I have recently come across this article. I'm just posting the revised wb criteria. I don't know if I'm allowed to post the link or say where I got the article from. But according to this , they would be positive. Revised Criteria with Western Blot 1. IGG WB: 2 specific band criteria has demonstrated improved sensitivity and maintained specificity 2. Can... (5 replies)


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