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... I just received the results of my Western Blot for Lyme, and was wondering if anyone could help me decipher the test results. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for your quick reply. I really do need support. ... (30 replies)
... How accurate is the western blot for lyme? ... (2 replies)

... I've been sick for 5 years and recently went to a "Lyme Disease Specialist". ... (8 replies)
... np logger good luck! Do try and get a copy of your lyme test though. ... (5 replies)
... in lower back and heaviness in legs. I also have an intolerance to motion, such as elevators, escallators, and car rides. My blood tests have been normal except for one postive reading for lyme, and one postive ANA, however, I was negative on the western blot test. ... (7 replies)
... on a western blot means Lyme. ... (4 replies)
... I scored 21.7 which as you can see is almost positive. I guess my question is how can you even have a inconclusive result. I mean why would you have lyme antibodies, if you don't have lyme itself? ... (5 replies)
... Yes, short term memory loss and concentration problems can be signs of lyme and tick borne coinfections. ... (7 replies)
... listened to me when I asked if I could have a Western Blot for Lyme done last week. ... (23 replies)
... day of Prednisone for a month and then I had to cut back to 40mg because it made me feel like I was dying and having a heart attack! So I did 40mg for a month, and now my rheumatologist has me tapering. At 35mg now and will be at 30mg next week. ... (11 replies)
... of cases. The more accurate test, the Western Blot, is still not completely reliable and is generally only given if you have a positive ELISA. Which makes no sense at all but there you have it. ... (8 replies)
... I had severe symptoms for a year, then they said ohh lets do a lyme test! ... (5 replies)
... As for the Western Blot lab testing, I believe it is a world wide testing method for many things, not just lyme disease. You just happen to want a doc to run Western Blots for lyme disease. One thing you could do is print out the info on the Western Blot testing that Igenex Labs do. ... (39 replies)
... Most docs do an Elisa or similar type Lyme screening test first before the western blot. If you test positive for this screening test then they test you with the Western blot. I tested positive for the screening test and then also positive for the western blot. ... (5 replies)
... 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... ... (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)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Many people who have Lyme test negative. I highly recommend you get copies of all your results. ... (15 replies)
... As was stated, no Lyme test is completely reliable and results can vary by lab. From what I understand, the ELISA or titer is the least reliable and the one most doctors run first. ... (15 replies)
... I have two general questions about time factors. 1. Are there any known cases of Lyme developing from ticks that were attached less than 24 hours? ... (4 replies)

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