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... I did have the Western Blot done, it came back negative but did have two seperate partially positive ELIZAs... ... (14 replies)
... infections are blood tests but it is very important to use a Lyme reputable lab. ... (3 replies)
... I just got my bloodwork back and for the lyme IGG I had P41 Band I guess that's what its called and for the IGM I had band 41....I'm going to a lymes specialist to have this evaluated, what do you think? ... (1 replies)

Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... I found this article that explains the Western Blot. It is a bit technical and long but I hope it helps. I had to post in two parts as it was too long. ... (16 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... h. I believe that if you are taking Cortef for adrenal issues, it is okay because it is something your body should have. I think this was addressed at the recent Lyme conference. I will check my notes. ... (19 replies)
... One more thing...Blackant5...a negative Western blot doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have lyme. What band was reactive on your original Western Blot? ... (8 replies)
... Yikes, how confusing for you. Lyme Disease has a lot of symptomatic overlap with autoimmune disease, so I can see why this is quandary for you. ... (4 replies)
... e disease is prevalent across the United States. Ticks do not know geographic boundaries. A patient's county of residence does not accurately reflect their total Lyme disease risk, since people travel, pets travel, and ticks travel. This creates a dynamic situation with many opportunities for exposure for each individual. ... (0 replies)
... I explained things, showed them a copy of my Western Blot. They were confused why I had a Western Blot after having had a negative ELISA. They couldnt figure out why I would want a Western Blot done... ... (6 replies)
Lab tests
Oct 30, 2004
... As many will attest to hear on this board, Infectious Disease doctors are not always well voiced on diagnosing lyme or ordering a test from a lyme specialty lab. I had three blood tests that reported a negative reading for lyme. ... (14 replies)
LLMD - Use Caution
Feb 11, 2012
... of trying to track down the cause of my chronic medical problems. I live in an area endemic to dear ticks and have been bitten a number of times so checking into Lyme Disease was an obvious path. ... (3 replies)
In the South?
Apr 29, 2007
... this doesnt mean everyone has Lyme disease, it just means that the tests are inaccurate. So how do we fix this problem? ... (32 replies)
... sons with Lyme in last 4 yrs. Older, now 16, had single EM rash two weeks after returning from scout camp in Lyme endemic area in Aug 2002. Treated 3 weeks with amoxicillin and no further effects. ... (11 replies)
... listened to me when I asked if I could have a Western Blot for Lyme done last week. ... (23 replies)
In the South?
Apr 28, 2007
... tier testing for the Lyme determined in the Deerborn Conference, the ELISA is a common and rapid test to detect Lyme disease antibodies. It is sensitive but not specific and it misses many positive cases of Lyme disease, amd often reports "false negatives. ... (32 replies)
... That is your screening test, meaning supposedly that if it is negative and you are not early stage Lyme then it is highly unlikely you have Lyme disease. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Helene. Which lab did the Western Blot? ... (1 replies)
... eye rash is the only Lyme tick bite I've had so I can "nip it in the bud" to quote Barney Fife! ... (9 replies)
... So my gastro's office got back with me today. My gastro had ordered an Elisa test for Lyme back in June. I thought it was twice but looking over the labs it appears he just ordered it once. ... (4 replies)
... The tests are similar to HIV tests. Normally there is a screen test done. EIA or Elisa. Something like that. If those come back reactive the a western blot is done. With lyme it seems the screen, ie. Elisa is not that accurate. Igenex runs the normally confirmatory test, western blot, even if screens are neg. ... (3 replies)

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