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... I'm not sure what you mean by saying 2 out of the 5 IgG Western Blot. I assume that you are referring to the specific bands. However, on my Western blot IgG from IgeneX there are 14 different individual bands all with different kDa band numbers. ... (2 replies)
... Looks like this lab is using the old CDC-criteria of 5 bands, despite the CDC saying their criteria was to be used ONLY for their tracking purposes, not using it for diagnosis. I think Igenex uses 3 bands out of 10...and the Elisa is equivacable (ie, maybe positive). The Elisa isn't all that accurate anyways. Yep, I'd get re-tested by a reputable lab. (6 replies)
... Hi- Would love some assistance. I went to the doc yesterday and he said I did not have lyme- none of the bands showed up. I wanted to be sure he meant NONE of the bands showed up and not just none of the CDC bands. So I looked at my test results. It does look like I do not have one single band but I wanted to check with people on this board. If there is any doubt, I want... (6 replies)

... Hi zandvoort. Which lab did the Western Blot? ... (6 replies)
... I have copies of all the bloodwork recently done on me, and the results reference proceedings of the 2nd Conf. on Lyme Disease, Dearborn, MI, 1994. ... (4 replies)
... I am glad your Western Blot was done at IgeneX. ... (5 replies)
... Many people who have Lyme were first diagnosed with other diseases, including Chronic Fatigue. ... (8 replies)
... of people who have Lyme ever get a rash. ... (8 replies)
... The ELISA and Western Blot are tests for Lyme disease. From what I understand, the ELISA is the least reliable test and the one doctors run first. Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Lyme symptoms for 18 years. A year before I became ill I vacationed with my father at Martha's Vineyard. This is a hot bed for Lyme in the U.S.. I didn't suspect Lyme Disease during the first years of my illness as I was not "bed ridden". I had read on Medline tht most patients are Bed ridden. ... (8 replies)
... He thought it was Lyme back in June. The Elisa text came back positive, but then my first western blot was negative. ... (5 replies)
... ted right now. I have been dealing with health problems for nearly two years now and finally I might have an answer. My primary care doctor has diagnosed me with Lyme Disease after both ELISA and Western Blot test came back positive. He immediately started me on Doxy for 21 days and refereed me to infections disease. ... (5 replies)
... reactive So do I still have LYme or not? ... (1 replies)
... np logger good luck! Do try and get a copy of your lyme test though. ... (5 replies)
... ot back from the Infectious Disease Doctor. If you recall, I tested positive on ELISA ordered by my GP about a week ago. I also have many, many symptoms from the Lyme symptom list. ... (8 replies)
Western Blot
Nov 29, 2004
... y didn't even test me for IgG and said since I didn't have IgM antibodies I didn't have lyme. My Elisa Titer was negative twice so they did not proceed with the Western Blot. ... (1 replies)
... First, realize that no Lyme test is completely reliable. Even the CDC who is behind the times on Lyme testing and treatment states that a negative test does not rule out Lyme. ... (3 replies)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... I have just had my second Western Blot and my third Elisa test. All of my lyme tests are considered negative so far. ... (8 replies)
... I have been on antibiotics for going on a year now. Back at square one with pain, fatigue, lyme brain, joints inflamed and hurting, etc... ... (2 replies)

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