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Two different test
Jun 20, 2014
... Your IgM shows positive since you are "reactive on the 23 and the 41 band. ... (14 replies)
... I am from central Floridian and have had three wb tests done. The first was positive with 23 and 41 bands. ... (2 replies)
... On the Western Blot, the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for it to be considered positive yet many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands show. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands show, some are specific for Lyme. ... (2 replies)

... lab results and we have a phone in appt. tomorrow AM to go over them and discuss treatment protocol. It is somewhat confusing to me, but does appear I am IGeneX positive on the Western Blot IgM, but not CDC positive, which I'm sure will be an "out" for my insurance. ... (24 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... Hi Ava. I do not understand the significance of them testing Band 30 and 31 only. ... (19 replies)
... even people with poor dental hygine and gingivitis can have this band, it is also presumably the FIRST band to show up, or sometimes the ONLY band to show up in some people with Lyme Disease. It is not uncommon, but it is not lyme specific. ... (7 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)
... As you can see from Quest Labs there were many more "reactive" IGG bands compared to the IGenex results. However, there are several more "reactive" IGM band results from IGenex. I am seeing a LLMD in January and hope to get a better understanding of the lab results. ... (11 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more resent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific and yours are IND or positive. These results are significant. ... (30 replies)
... I hear that band 41 is disputable as far as being specific to lyme. Also, does anyone one know what the significance of band 58 and 66 is? ... (0 replies)
... Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 23 and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are positive. ... (4 replies)
... IGG bands 58, 41, and 23 and IGM band 23. My doctor said I didn't meet the guidelines for treatment. I had pain in my joints and a reddish pink oval rash that was warm to the touch. ... (10 replies)
... I too have the same result, with 23, 39, and 41 positive on the IgM. The IgG only has one band positive, 39. These test results were shared with me this week and are the results of my third western blot. ... (1 replies)
... I too have the same result, with 23, 39, and 41 positive on the IgM. The IgG only has one band positive, 39. These test results were shared with me this week and are the results of my third western blot. ... (5 replies)
... Not sure why the result reads negative for IgG when the same two numbers are bold and read "reactive"....I think it was Ticker who mentioned 41 is common with new infections but any additional insight would be appreciated prior to me getting out there and purchasing that book by Karen so and so! ... (4 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)
... Hi coatssc. I am very sorry about the death in your family. It is very difficult when many hardships happen at the same time. I am glad your appointment went well. To me it definitely sounds like your husband is reacting to the antibiotics, which is encouraging. My resource defines the Western Blot bands as follows: ~~Band 18 is unknown ~~Band 23-25 is an outer... (25 replies)
One Band only?
Nov 23, 2003
... of a percent below positive, so they considered it negative. Then at about week five I tested using a Western Blot and had only one band positive. Mine was the IgG band 41. There are websites that will explain the results to you, but the problem lies with the interpretation of the tests. ... (3 replies)
... This Band Was Positive. ... (25 replies)
... I hope this post finds you all enjoying the blossoming spring. I never remember a tick bite. My rash comes and goes (no bulls eye and is itchy) and my knee joint pain has never returned after the winter of 2003-2004. My neuro symptoms are disabling: feel 'drunk' every minute of each day, I don't behave like I used to and I have no sense of balance. Due to the doctors... (0 replies)


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