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IGM 23 Present
Oct 15, 2012
... lymemommy- I have recently come across this article. I'm just posting the revised wb criteria. I don't know if I'm allowed to post the link or say where I got the article from. But according to this , they would be positive. Revised Criteria with Western Blot 1. IGG WB: 2 specific band criteria has demonstrated improved sensitivity and maintained specificity 2. Can... (5 replies)
Do i have lyme????
Nov 20, 2008
... These band descriptions are copied from the lyme disease information thread at the top of this board. You have quite a few positive bands, you may want to get in to see an LLMD soon and start some treatment. ... (2 replies)
... Hi slowdeath, welcome to the board! Which lab did your Western Blot? Below is the breakdown of the bands: 9 cross-reactive for Borrellia 12 specific for Bb 18 unknown 20 cross-reactive for Borrellia 21 unknown 22 specific for Bb, probably really the 23/25 band (10 replies)

... medical opinion, if it is not negative it is positive. Also, you are positive for Bartonella. Were you tested for both types of Ehrlichiosis? ... (13 replies)
... I'm thinking the 34 and 41, from what I have read, could be positive bands. ... (7 replies)
... Tevlock43: ~~Band 23-25 is an outer surface protein and is specific for Bb ~~Band 31 outer surface protein A, specific for Bb ~~Band 39 is a major protein of Bb flagellin, specific for Bb ~~Band 41 is usually the first to show after a Bb infection ~~Band 45 is cross reactive for all Borellia. Often, people with Lyme who have this band positive also have the co-infection... (1 replies)
Test Results
Nov 5, 2004
... reactive for all Borrelia. Sometimes people who have this band positive have Ehrlichiosis. ... (7 replies)
... These 2 things can coexist, and can affect fertility, particularly if your thyroid hormone levels are low. DsDNA antibodies are specific for lupus. ANA can be positive in both conditions. ... (4 replies)
... Im new to this board, but have been suffering from extreme fatigue, headaches and joint pain for many years. started about 7 years ago, and I tested positive for Lyme disease (IGM 23 and 41 positive, all IGG negative). Went on antibiotics for over 2 months, felt even worse on them! I never really got back to myself after this. My main symtoms are Extreme Fatigue Joint Pain... (4 replies)
... in my CSF, but they DID find a full positive lyme test in my CSF, with a 1 IGM and 7 IGG blood lyme western blot still. ... (11 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)
... My nervous system is just shot, feels under assault. This is all a very humbling road. I am really just learning about the Lyme stuff....can one possibly be positive for Babesia, but not positive for Borellia burgdorferi? ... (3 replies)
... Lizzie, she diag. you with LD because your 41 kDa is ++ and the 34 is + on your IGG, these are double starred bands, with the 41 ++'s you definately have LD plus your IND's on the IGM are all double starred bands. I know that your report says neg. by Igenex and CDC but that is just a protocal that they use for reporting purposes, it is not used by the LLMD's to diag. LD. ... (19 replies)
... and I was positive only for IgM 23. He said that was sufficient for a positivie diagnosis given my symptoms, etc. I wasn't so sure and he suggested following up with IGenix. ... (0 replies)
... Revised Criteria with Western Blot 1. IGG WB: 2 specific band criteria has demonstrated improved sensitivity and maintained specificity 2. Can diagnose Lyme if any one band (IgG or IgM) of 18, 23, 28, 39 or 58 kDa or if any 2 or more of the following bands are present; 30, 45,41 and 93 3. If negative or require further confirmation, can obtain IGENEX WB (adds specific... (2 replies)
... I don't know how to understand the blood test results when I read it. My lyme disease results says Lyme disease IgG/IgM 1.04 H Lyme IgG 23 kDa Band Present H Lyme IgM Quantitation 2.56 H Lyme IgM 23 kDa Band Present H Lyme IgM 41 kDa Band Present H Lyme IgM W Blot Interp Positive H Lyme IgM Interpretaton Positive H (1 replies)
IGG Bands Results
Oct 21, 2008
... according to the following chart, you are positive for lyme and should be treated. You probably should be treated anyway just based on your symptoms getting worse. Are you being treated at all right now? ... (2 replies)
Test results
Oct 16, 2007
... Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are either positive or IND. I believe this is signifcant. ... (2 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)
... Ticker,Yeah I know what you mean about the 39 and 41 bands and also about doc Jones. ... (11 replies)


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