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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)
... Part of the confusion is why my LLMD dr. hasn't treated me yet. These results are from 1.5 years ago and I haven't been treated yet. Is it possible the LLMD doesn't really think I have Lyme? ... (30 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)

... I've been sick for 5 years and recently went to a "Lyme Disease Specialist". ... (8 replies)
... I am glad your Western Blot was done at IgeneX. ... (5 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)
... You said the western blot was equivocal ..... ... (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)
... of positive cases are reported as negative. ... (8 replies)
... It is very important to see a kowledgeable doctor. Many doctors do not understand Lyme and treat with outdated protocols. ... (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)
... none of the bands showed up. I wanted 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. ... (6 replies)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... I am 53 years old and have been ill and seeing doctors for 15 years. I was never tested for Lyme disease until last month even though I have all of the symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... dn't crack on me, from my neck to shoulders, fingers, toes, hips, ankles, heck I could crack my knees if I turned sideways keeping my foot planted. It took time and slowly they started to not crack my ankles do and my hips will pop here or there and peeps laugh but if they knew the half of how bad it was!! ... (3 replies)
... Western Blot Bands description: 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 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb 28 unknown (0 replies)
... of people who have 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. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Kate. Below is the breakdown of the Western Blot 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 23-25 outer surface protein C (OspC), specific for Bb 28 unknown (5 replies)
... Quoting ticker: Western Blot Bands description: 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 (7 replies)
... He's still looking at MS and did an evoked potentials test. ... (1 replies)


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