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Western Blot
Nov 29, 2004
... I am concerned about the IV treatment that starts Friday. While I am IgM positive by CDC standards, I was IgG negative. My understanding is that if you are IgM positive, you should be IgG positive if you have chronic neurological symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... like this anymore, so I finally went to another primary care Dr for another opinion, who ordered more specific testing with an arthitis panel. My lyme came back negative as per the CDC so he doesn't believe the Lyme is what is still causing my symptoms. ... (4 replies)
New here!
Jul 2, 2012
... You really cannot rely solely on tests when it comes to lyme. This is why LLMDs go primarily by clinical symptoms. But if your IGM was positive that indicates a current infection. It doesn't mean you didn't have one in the past because the test is not definitive when the result is "negative". ... (6 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)
... For curiosity, I did a Labcorp Lyme test which is all negative except for IgM p41. ... (3 replies)
... you need 2 of 3 specific band numbers to be considered positive BY CDC STANDARDS on the IGM, and 5 of 10 BY CDC STANDARDS to be considered positive on the IGG. ... (19 replies)
LLMD - Use Caution
Feb 11, 2012
... ing 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)
... indications. She has a negative Elisa for B.b years ago, and this was the reason why Lyme was excluded first place. ... (5 replies)
Test results in!
Apr 18, 2007
... My doctor called with a message about my Igenex Lyme tests and the results are in. She said that my IGM was negative, but my IGG was positive and that this was consistent with lyme. I was neative for all the coinfections. Her nurse will be calling me to discuss the treatment they will prescribe. ... (3 replies)
... My B. Henselae Igm is negative. ... (3 replies)
... I think your lyme doc is right, too. IgM coming back positive is positive. I never heard of one overriding the other. My son's IgG's all came back positive. ... (11 replies)
... The IGG came out negative, and the IGM came out positive......but I do have a positive ANA which could cause the IGM test to be falsely positive, and the ANA test is hard to rely on too.......Now I'm not sure what do think? ... (8 replies)
... Hi Everybody! Finally Got All My Rsults From Igenex , As I Told Before, Indeterminate For Igm And Negative Fir Igg... ... (16 replies)
... test it. The doctor told us that 1 in 40 ticks had lymes not to worry. I insisted on a blood test. They took the blood and a few weeks pass. Tests come back negative but a chance the B burgdorferi was detected so they did the IGM was done and that was negative, at least I was told. So no need to worry. ... (3 replies)
... ut he wants to treat me. I tell him I stopped the Doxy the day before because of stomach problems. He puts me on Cefuroxime for two weeks. He tells me my only IGM positive is 41 KD, and I need two IGM's to be positive. He tells me I only have two positive IGG's, 41 KD and 23 KD, and I need 5 to be positive. I don't care. ... (2 replies)
... doctor now dismissing issue of lyme. Seems if amount of bands concerned doctor last year to prompt tap and request for IV, doesn't make sense now more bands and positive C6 would not prompt help. ... (1 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)
... d a return Fed Ex package that you send with payment after you had the blood drawn. A doctor has to fill in the right codes or IgeneX won't process it. I had two negative ELISA tests untill IgeneX tests proved I had full blown Lyme disease. The usual test that is the most commonly ordered is called the Western Blot IgG and IgM. ... (4 replies)
Western blot test
Jun 27, 2007
... basically was positive for igm band and negative for igg band. ... (3 replies)
... hi debill, igg is past, igm is present.. i have lots of test igg positive, citomegalovirus, epstein bar and igm negative, doctors told me i had it at one moment, but not at the present..or i might be resistant to that... i am not sure how it works in lyme... ... (3 replies)

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