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... back at my results from Igenex, and I did have a Western Blot. Nothing there really, just a couple indeterminate bands at 41 kDa. That's interesting about the PCR test being less accurate, though. I wonder why my doc has continued with that. ... (16 replies)
... Which test did you have done? ... (3 replies)
... W.r.t. you Igenex lyme test, they provide two sets of criteria for determining lyme. ... (16 replies)

... Unfortunately there are no Lyme tests in existence that can rule lyme in or out definitely. ... (3 replies)
... My doc's office just called and said my PCR came back positive. Does that mean I definately have lyme? ... (1 replies)
... It is extremely hard to culture Lyme bacteria and this is not commercially feasible. Lyme bacteria are what is known as "sparse" and "fastidious". ... (1 replies)
... I'm learning as I go, and have found a pretty good LD guy. From what I understand, any test other than a PCR is pretty unreliable. ... (5 replies)
... My doctor called me back and said I have Lyme Disease. However, I am still not sure. the reason that I am suspicious is that my results came back CDC and Igenex negative, albeit with some positive bands. ... (9 replies)
... I saw many many doctors and not one of them considered Lyme as a diagnosis. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone had Spinal fluid analysis for lyme by PCR or tested spinal fluid for co-infections? I have a spinal tap scheduled this week ordered by my neurologist to rule out any other pathologies or infections. I already have a positive serum lyme test from Igenx after 3 negative tests from local labs (Quest). I fear the standard spinal fluid testing will be... (4 replies)
Pcr test tomorrow
Jan 29, 2007
... Yourtroul, the PCR is a test that tests the DNA. No Lyme test is completely reliable. Many people who have Lyme test negative. You already have symptoms and a positive test. You need to be treated. ... (1 replies)
... Thats not a bad idea to call the doctor at Igenex. I'm also very confused about the PCR plasmid test saying i'm positive for Bb. I think that alone would make for a positive diagnosis, or at least a red flag. ... (9 replies)
... Having the band 41 positive means there's an active infection, it could be anything. ... (7 replies)
... Hi ciconner. I would not recommend this treatment center. I have no personal experience with them, but from what I understand they rely on PCR test results to treat. No Lyme test is completely reliable and I have never heard of a knowledgeable Lyme doctor who relies solely on this test result. ... (8 replies)
... for insurance purposes. I am swamped in bills at the moment and I can't afford a full lyme test so I figured I'd go with one to get the ball rolling and get the rest when I get my bills caught up in the next couple of months. ... (2 replies)
... I do know that Lyme can be spread in utero from mother to fetus, this has been scientifically documented and I personally know a woman who passed it to her children. ... (19 replies)
Lyme or Meniere's?
Mar 30, 2009
... infection. You may want to get retested with the Lyme Western Blot too. ... (16 replies)
... IGM, but her urine test by PCR came back positive. She is being treated now with oral medication, but did 5 weeks of IV. ... (3 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)
Apr 30, 2007
... 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. ... (2 replies)

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