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... Band 41 is often the first to show. ... (7 replies)
Holy Toledo!
Jun 30, 2007
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. As you stated, band 41 is often the first to show. ... (15 replies)
... Band 41 is often the first to show. No Lyme test is completely reliable. ... (6 replies)

... Band 41 is often the first to show. Bands 31 and 39 are Lyme specific bands. ... (6 replies)
... Band 41 is often the first to show in a Lyme infection. ... (12 replies)
... In 1987 I had a lyme titer that was positive. Don't know the type test or number value. On 7/2005 MDL Western blot Igg & Igm both negative On 8/2005 Igenex. Igg Bands 41 & 58 Indeterminate which says that the band is present with intensity less than the weak 1+. (Band is present) Igg is long standing infection. right? On 8/2005 Igenex. IGM Bands 30, 31, 39,... (3 replies)
... The IgG tests for a longer standing infection and the IgG a more recent one. Almost all Lyme specific bands on your results are positive or equivocal. Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for the test to be positive, many people who have Lyme do not get this many bands. ... (8 replies)
... infected. It is important to be tested by a Lyme reputable lab. Some people who have band 45 positive have Ehrlichiosis. ... (10 replies)
... that being 5 reactive band are needed for a "positive". But they also said that those criteria were for their internal tracking of Lyme's cases and not to be used for diagnosis. ... (5 replies)
... It looks like the Lyme specific bands on your results are either positive or IND. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Ozarka, welcome to the board :) My resource describes the Western Blot bands you show as follows: ~~Band 18 is unknown ~~Band 23-25 is an outer surface protein and is specific for Bb (Lyme) ~~Band 30 is unknown; probably an outer surface protein; common in European and one California strain ~~Band 34 outer surface protein B; specific for Bb ~~Band 39 is a major... (6 replies)
... Thanks to all who are reading: You remember how I said that they retested me (my other doctor's office). Well yesterday I couldn't understand what the nurse was saying. My phone is no good, i need a new one. So when I went to the doctors office. The nurse said that the test was NEGATIVE! So i got copies of all my labs. I didn't know I was missing a page until I got to my... (11 replies)
... nd the doctor has said that it looks as though she may have lyme. I have done as much research as I can on the meaning of these various bands that she has tested positive for and have been left with a few impressions but do not fully understand what I am hearing. ... (0 replies)
... f months because I was not getting results, he thought I had I might have MS. After 4 months, I found a holistic Dr. who did a lyme western blot which game back positive for one band of lyme. She put me on doxycycline, I started feeling better after each herx, but it was slow. ... (24 replies)
... I did a western blot for Lyme from another lab, and I had band 41 and 58 show up. I later did a western blot with IGenex and Had band 41 and 2 IND. So I was NOT more positive with IGenex. In fact they showed less. So Igenex is not positive for everybody. ... (6 replies)
Western blot test
Jun 27, 2007
... basically was positive for igm band and negative for igg band. ... (3 replies)
... often focus on which bands show. Some are specific for Lyme. I think a Lyme doctor would find your results significant. All the Lyme specific bands are either positive or IND. ... (13 replies)
... did you look at how many bands they tested for and what band numbers? ... (11 replies)
... I believe that you are positive. Do some research Band #39 on the Western Blot is specific for Bb. Band #41 is Flagellin ( the tail of the lyme bacteria that allows it to swim). Band #41 is usually the first to show up. A couple of things, was the blood test done before or after you had started the antibiotics? And 99% of the infectious disease doctors don't believe or have... (2 replies)
... and 31 are Lyme specific bands and yours are positive. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is IND. I am not a doctor, but I think your results are significant and merit treatment. ... (7 replies)


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