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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)
... Ok I am not in the US yet I got my Lyme test result back from the National Infectious Disease Center and only tested positive for the 41 band on the Western Blot test. ... (4 replies)
... You said the western blot was equivocal ..... ... (11 replies)

... I was very disappointed when the only band that tested positive on my western blot was 41 IgM. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Dawn, Look up above on this board on the "Lyme Information" Thread. There is a break down of the bands and you will find the info for band 41. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Nexis. Band 41 is often the first band to show in an infection. ... (4 replies)
... refers to the tail on bacteria in general, or so I have read, it can be for any type of bacteria, even gingivitis.. from what I recall it's not a lyme specific band. ... (2 replies)
... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... s completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX. They use more sensitive tests and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (3 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)
... 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 to get an Igenex test. ... (6 replies)
... Many people who have Lyme do not have CDC positive results. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands are positive, some are specific for Lyme. Band 23, which you have positive on both the IgG and IgM, is a Lyme specific band. ... (7 replies)
... e Lyme ever get a rash. Often, people are bitten by ticks without them knowing it because they are very small and inject a numbing agent so you cannot feel them on you. Even if the last time you were bitten was 15 years ago, it is still possible you have Lyme. It can lie dormant for a long period of time. ... (8 replies)
... I just saw the neurologist on Friday. ... (1 replies)
... Lyme Disease, is a disease that is to be based on clinical diagnosis and symptoms, not soly by blood results as most all doctors do, who are NOT LLMDs. ... (7 replies)
... le and results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. Do you know which lab did your test? ... (2 replies)
... are consistent with both pathologies. However, you have a positive ANA and elevated liver enzymes, which you don't usually see in Lyme Disease. ... (4 replies)
... years. I was never tested for Lyme disease until last month even though I have all of the symptoms. I did not know what the symptoms were until after I tested positive on the Lyme screen. ... (2 replies)
... e could explain. They have been available for 2 weeks and I have called my dr 4 times but they will not return my call so I am anxious and thought maybe someone on here could explain. ... (2 replies)
... which is not enough I know. About 6 weeks later I had a Western Blot which was sent to MDL Labs. This came back with only band 41 as positive. ... (5 replies)


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