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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)
... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... being the strongest positive. If two or more doube starred bands are positive, the test is positive for Lyme. ... (30 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)
... 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)
... etely 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)
... I am glad your Western Blot was done at IgeneX. ... (5 replies)
... You said the western blot was equivocal ..... ... (11 replies)
... of positive cases are reported as negative. ... (8 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)
... standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. ... (3 replies)
... infections. From what I understand of band results, I think you have Lyme. I would recommend getting another opinion, especially if this doctor is considering giving you unapproved medications. ... (8 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)
... He said the results from the Western Blot came back negative, but I keep seeing references on this list to Band 41. ... (1 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)
... My daughter tested positive for lyme, again, 5 months after being treated. ... (5 replies)
... I got a headache. Drs. ran every test for stroke imaginable. Nothing confirmed it, yet they couldn't rule it out either. At the time, I asked them to do the Western Blot for Lyme. ... (30 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)


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