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... 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)
Symptoms lyme?
Apr 20, 2007
... I am sorry you are feeling so sick....In all honesty, taking a little bit of antibiotic before testing is sometimes a good makes those spirochetes "come out of hiding" and out of your tissues, muscles, etc... ... (45 replies)
... This is my first post to the Lyme Board. I have been sick since April 2006. I recently had fusion surgery on my neck in March 2007 due to a herniated disc compressing my spinal cord. ... (5 replies)

... of people who have Lyme ever get a rash. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry you have been feeling crummy. First, no Lyme test is completely reliable and reuslts can vary by lab. ... (12 replies)
... No test for Lyme disease is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. It is my understanding that the titer or ELISA is the least reliable test and the one most doctors run first. ... (18 replies)
... There is no completely reliable test for Lyme disease, and results can vary by lab. It is good you are aware that IgeneX is a good lab for testing. ... (13 replies)
Testing for lyme?
Dec 24, 2003
... Hi ryanpaus. No Lyme test is completely reliable. As a result, many people who have Lyme test negative. It is my understanding that the one most doctors will run first, the ELISA or titer, is the least reliable of all. ... (1 replies)
... Hi Joe, as Tess says, Infectious Disease doctors are not the ones to go to for lyme. ... (7 replies)
... or IND after each one. IgeneX usese more sensitive testing and lists more bands on the Western Blot. Some bands are specific for Lyme disease. ... (1 replies)
... anxiety. I've never been an anxious person in my life until my body starting acting haywire. I just two weeks ago received my lyme lab results from my doctor and found out I tested positive for lyme disease. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you both for your replies. ... (20 replies)
... Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... Many of your symptoms certainly could be caused by Lyme disease. You do not have to have a "bullseye" rash to have Lyme, many people with Lyme never have a rash at all. Also, many of them do not recall a tick bite. ... (1 replies)
... the tick bite I had. Everyone was so helpful. I also wrote separately about my daughter's bull's eye rash 6 or more yrs ago. Shortly after that I took her in for this pain that comes and goes in her hands and legs. Started 1.5 yrs ago. ... (6 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... shouldn't have to do that again for at least a few days. ... (19 replies)
Aug 4, 2011
... e doc that created the test will not run it on his patients. He claims that anyone that has ANY type of infection will show a positive. It is NOT a reliable test for lyme, it just says whether you have a infection....And after reading many lyme boards and what others show when they have had the testing... ... (12 replies)
Lymes or MS??
Nov 3, 2007
... I do not know anything about the oligoclonal bands or the IgG index level, but some people who have Lyme were first diagnosed with other diseases including CFS, Fibromyalgia, MS, and ALS. I am not surprised the neurologist does not think you have Lyme. ... (8 replies)
So frustrated
Oct 28, 2007
... I am sorry you are feeling bad. Below is a Lyme symptom list. You can have any combination of symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. ... (4 replies)

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