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Test for lyme?
Jul 7, 2008
... There is no completely reliable test for Lyme, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX. ... (9 replies)
... Pollygirl, I am very sorry about this. It is good you now know what is wrong. ... (7 replies)
... There is no completely reliable test for Lyme disease, and results can vary by lab. It is good you are aware that IgeneX is a good lab for testing. ... (13 replies)

... In all of my reading, I get the impression that some medical professionals believe the body's immune system could fight off the Lyme spirochetes. Theoretically then, one could be without infection and still have the antibodies, and the Western blot should see this. ... (2 replies)
... Are you being treated by a Lyme knowledgeable doctor? ... (11 replies)
... Hi Jennifer. Remember there is no completely reliable test for Lyme. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and lists more bands on the Western Blot than many other labs. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry you have Lyme, but it is good you have been diagnosed so you can get the treatment you need. ... (3 replies)
... There is no completely reliable test for Lyme. A knowledgeable doctor knows this. Many people who have Lyme do not test positive. You have a positive test and symptoms. You need to be treated. ... (0 replies)
... Do you have Lyme disease? ... (9 replies)
... Hi Nyxie. No test for Lyme is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. ... (12 replies)
Test for lyme?
Jul 8, 2008
... Hi k2626. The majority of Lyme doctors use specific Lyme labs for testing because they are more reliable. IgeneX is one lab that many Lyme doctors use. They are located in Palo Alto, CA. ... (9 replies)
Cdc vs igeneX.....
Aug 31, 2007
... Hi J. There is no completely reliable test for Lyme disease. The CDC requires several bands to show for the Western Blot to be considered positive, yet many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands show. ... (4 replies)
... I would advise yes to get Igenex to test for lyme (and the co-infections.) , but remember no test is 100% reliable. I know you want an answer and that will be hard to get. But be persistent, do research on both. And I pray that you will soon have the correct diagnosis and get started on proper treatment. Prayers...Marsha (7 replies)
... proof, but Igenex is the lab most good LLMD's will use for testing. They should run an IgM and IgG, western blot... ... (8 replies)
Lyme
Apr 30, 2007
... Hi BigStan. I am glad you posted here. I apologize for not seeing your reply on the other post. ... (2 replies)
... No test for Lyme disease is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. It is my understanding that the titer or ELISA is the least reliable test and the one most doctors run first. ... (18 replies)
... eye rash is a definite sign of Lyme disease. The rash alone merits treatment. ... (3 replies)
... Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. ... (12 replies)
... Hi topsy123. I recommend getting copies of all your test results. ... (1 replies)
... however, many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands. Lyme doctors usually look at which bands are positive. Some are specific for Lyme. ... (6 replies)




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