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... The band considered to be the most specific for the Lyme borrelia is band 31 kDa. It is so specific that it is the one that was used to develop the vaccine that was developed for Lyme borreliosis. The next most specific is reported to be band 34 kDa. ... (8 replies)
... There is no completely accurate test for Lyme. The existing tests are of varying degrees of accuracy. For this reason Lyme is supposed to be a clinical diagnosis, and even the FDA does not advocate using any of the tests as the sole basis on which to make a definitive diagnosis. ... (8 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (8 replies)

... The Elisa isn't all that accurate anyways. ... (6 replies)
... I found an outside lab here where I can be tested for Lyme and they use the Western Blot. ... (7 replies)
... I have been having many symptoms of Lyme Disease and I just went today for my first test, the Western Blot? ... (3 replies)
Western blot test
Jun 27, 2007
... hi everybody i thought that my doctor origanally did a elisa test i got my blood work papers today and he did a western blot and it was positive which one is better and more accurate and could this be that i have something else besides lyme disease someone please help! ... (3 replies)
... understand the risk of a false negative and know the accuracy of Igenex but I don't have much option when I can't afford the test. So I can either do a standard test through my reg doctor or go to a lab. ... (7 replies)
... Lyme testing is not an exact science. However, the Igenex test is far more accurate than any other test. What happens if you go with the inexpensive lab and get a false negative. It happened to me while I got sicker and sicker. ... (7 replies)
... Western Blot blood tests. Any doctor can order them and most insurance companies will cover it. This test will measure your bodies antibody immune response to the bacteria present in your body, not the presence of actual bacteria. ... (6 replies)
... I noticed that my PCP did request Lyme testing. The first was an ELISA test which came back negative. The second was a Western Blot which also came back negative. ... (2 replies)
... I'd previously had another western blot from another lab tht was IgM 41 and IgG 60, 41 which wasn't too worrisome. ... (6 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (6 replies)
... There is NO test which can absolutely rule out Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... You can have Lyme and test negative, even through a reputable lab like Igenex. ... (2 replies)
Test results in!
Apr 18, 2007
... There are many different ways to interpret a Western Blot I have found out by seeing many different doctors... ... (3 replies)
Test came back...
May 12, 2006
... through labcorp and it came back borderline. My dr. is sending it out for a western blot test. I have been feeling ill for about two years now but I would have had lyme for about 12yrs. ... (8 replies)
Is this Lyme?
Nov 7, 2006
... who's educated and specially trained in this unique infectious disease field. You need to see someone of this calibre in order to have accurate diagnosis and treatment. ... (6 replies)
... I know Ticker and maybe others will come along and give you a more definite varification. I THINK this is accurate info. ... (15 replies)
Test came back...
May 12, 2006
... accurate, the ELISA test is the least accurate of them all. ... (8 replies)

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