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... rounds of doctors, rounds of tests, ruled out other diseases, then yet years later with drastic symptoms had a positive spinal tap to lyme. ... (5 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Band 34 is a Lyme specific band and yours is IND. ... (6 replies)
... itself inside normal cells and the immune system is not aware that it is there. In some cases, a negative Western Blot will turn positive during intensive LD antibiotic treatment. ... (17 replies)

... I have to agree with ticker about Stonybrook. I twice had postive Elisa test at Lab Corp and Quest but negtive Western Blot. ... (121 replies)
... ally, here's how it went. He gave me a script for general blood work, to see what other chronic conditions I may have had first. He also included the ELISA and Western blot. ... (23 replies)
Complications
Apr 2, 2007
... that the bullseye rash I had back in June 2006 was a recent exposure. He saw the picture. He knew how to read a picture. I'm not sure he knew how to read the western blot bands. He wanted to know where the rest of the report was. He said he wanted to see what they said about equivacal. ... (122 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)
... band 18 highly specific for lyme...many will say that this band alone is a positive for lyme band 41 flagellan protein of all spirochetes band 45 cross reactive for all borrellia band 58 unknown..possibly heat shock Bb protein I just quickly went through a site I found but maybe take some time and look it up, and read about it. hope this helps. (7 replies)
... No test for Lyme is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Band 41 is often the first to show in an infection. Band 23 is a Lyme specific band. It is important to be tested by a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks in advance for looking and responding. This is my most recent blood results. Just finished 1 month of Doxy and now 2 weeks after being off meds started with all the same symptoms as before. Dr. says I have Lyme. Put me back on another month of meds. Thought I would post it on web and get some down to earth opinions. Found some great posting on healthboard.com but am... (6 replies)
... specific bands and yours are either positive or IND. This is significant. It is good you are being treated. ... (121 replies)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show, and hers is postive. Band 39 is a Lyme specific band, and hers is positive. ... (5 replies)
... While there is someIgm and Igg band reactivity, these results do not meet CDC criteria for a positive western blot. ... (3 replies)
... specific band. 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. ... (121 replies)
Got It!
May 21, 2007
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection, the IgG a longer standing one. Band 41 is often the first to show, and yours is positive. ... (3 replies)
... It looks like band 30 can be a California strain and your is positive. Band 41 is often the first to show and yours is positive. Bands 31, 34, and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are IND. I think your results are significant. ... (1 replies)
... infected. Sometimes people test negative intially and positive later on. ... (6 replies)
... are Lyme specific bands. Yours are either positive or IND. I think this is signficant. ... (11 replies)
... moonmist, your results state that your Western Blot is positive. You don't need a doctor to make you happy, you need a doctor to be a doctor and treat you! ... (4 replies)
... Hi gemofnj. 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 (7 replies)




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