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... IGenex Interpretation is based on internal validation stugies. By IGenex criteria, IgM WB is considered positive if two or more of the double starred bands are present. The Igm WB is considered negative if less than 2 starred bands are present. ... (1 replies)
LLMD - Use Caution
Feb 11, 2012
... t. His willingness or maybe even zealousness around believing I had Lyme Disease really bothered me. He told me only one Lab was competent so of course I had the Western Blot test done by this LLMD friendly lab. I came up positive. ... (3 replies)
... results can vary by lab. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. Do you know which lab did your test? ... (2 replies)

... You really should be evaluated by a Lyme knowledgable doctor. Technically your Western Blot is negative, but many people who have Lyme have a negative Western Blot. The CDC requires several bands to show for it to be positive. Many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands present. ... (8 replies)
Feb 23, 2007
... Hi mfromc. Somehow I missed your previous reply regarding your Western Blot. ... (14 replies)
... house version. They also have a western blot test. ... (3 replies)
... Hi everyone, I was wondering if I could get some advice for my next course of action. I saw my family doctor today (who is quite open minded and a great MD but not really up to date on Lyme disease) and he gave me back the test results. I'm from Canada and the ministry of health of Ontario said on their laboratory report that the results were interpreted to be negative. ... (2 replies)
... The CDC requires a large number of bands to show for the Western Blot to be considered positive. Many people who have Lyme do not get this many bands. Lyme doctors often focus on which bands are positive. ... (12 replies)
... I'll tell you alittle story. I had Lyme, confirmed by a regular Md, with a positive western blot lyme test. ... (5 replies)
... are consistent with both pathologies. However, you have a positive ANA and elevated liver enzymes, which you don't usually see in Lyme Disease. ... (4 replies)
... One more thing...Blackant5...a negative Western blot doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have lyme. What band was reactive on your original Western Blot? ... (8 replies)
... The CDC surveillance criteria were devised to track a narrow band of cases for epidemiologic change and were never set up to be used as diagnostic criteria nor were they meant to define the entire scope of Lyme disease. ... (0 replies)
... Anyway, I wish I would have seen this article even a year ago, but it confirmed for me that I most likely had lyme all along, back in 2007, I only ever tested positive for band 58 I did not test pos on any other band. This article is from 2010. ... (7 replies)
New News
Aug 17, 2007
... Like I mentioned before, it came from the very same blood that tested Positive before. ... (19 replies)
... So My IFA is positive but they are saying the others are negative. What exactly does this mean? ... (2 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show. Band 31 is a Lyme specific band. If he is having symptoms, I would talk to your doctor about treatment. ... (3 replies)
WB results
Oct 23, 2007
... Bands 31 and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are either positive or IND. Some people who have band 45 positive have Ehrlichiosis. I did. Band 41 is often the first to show. ... (4 replies)
... is a Lyme specific band and yours is positive. IgeneX uses more sensitive testing and lists more bands on the Western Blot. I think your results are significant. ... (6 replies)
... Remember what I posted about Lyme tests and the Western Blot. ... (6 replies)
... It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (4 replies)

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