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... The IgM Western Blot tests for a more recent infection and the IgG a longer standing one. It looks to me like many of the Lyme specific bands on your test are either positive or equivocal. What dose of Biaxin are you taking? ... (15 replies)
... and 39 are Lyme specific bands and yours are either positive or IND. ... (4 replies)
... This is a blood test also. If not, I suggest you have it done. ... (39 replies)

Positive Lyme Test
Sep 11, 2007
... It sounds like you had a positive ELISA or titer. This is the test most doctors run first. Then if it is positive they do a Western Blot. No Lyme test is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. ... (10 replies)
Positive bands
Jun 13, 2010
... the western blot bands show up on 2 diff areas of your lyme test. IGM and IGG. ... (1 replies)
... in my CSF, but they DID find a full positive lyme test in my CSF, with a 1 IGM and 7 IGG blood lyme western blot still. ... (11 replies)
... You ELISA looks very positive and you have positive bands on the Western Blot. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry you have been so sick. Many people who have Lyme were first diagnosed with other diseases including Fibromyalgia, CFS, ALS, and MS. ... (2 replies)
Jun 13, 2008
... Thanks, could you tell me what a band is. Is the the * or the + . What shows the bands? Thanks for you advice I appreciate it very much. Vicky (6 replies)
Jun 12, 2008
... However IgG can be read as an indication of a current infection, or of past exposure to or past infection by the organism. You are missing one band on the IgG to be declared a Lymie by CDC standard's. The CDC requires at least two band's on the IgM to be declared a Lymie, and you have zero. ... (6 replies)
Lyme Test
Dec 9, 2007
... or IND after each one. The IgM tests for a more recent infeciton and the IgG a longer standing one. It is better to be tested at a Lyme lab such as IgeneX in Palo Alto, CA. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this board, suffering with lyme almost 10 years, most likely misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia for 9 years. ... (7 replies)
... THey are IGM 18 = + 22 = - 23-25 = + 28 = IND 30 = IND 31 = ++++ (8 replies)
... bands. Thank GOD I had that initial positive test to prove that I wasn't crazy thinking I had Lyme's. ... (5 replies)
... specific bands. Depends on what lab did the testing. By Igenex standards, you are Lyme Positive. ... (4 replies)
... I have been sick for 2.5 months now and forced my primary doc to help with a lyme test. I got a positive IGENEX test for lyme on immunoblot IGG this week. ... (1 replies)
... My western blot IgM is positive based on bands p41ab, p39ab, and p23ab. At the bottom of the report it says that individuals with other spirochetal diseases may cross react in the Lyme western blot assays. ... (1 replies)
... No Lyme test is completely reliable. Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for the test to be considered positive, many people do not get that that many. Lyme doctors usually focus on which bands show, some are specific for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... If she received the "standard treatment" of 3 weeks of 200mg Doxycycline, I'd say it was a treatment failure; that low dose and length isn't effective. I received such a dose twice, and then the doc said he didn't know what else to do and I'd have to live with it. :0 Most Lyme docs would probably have put her on at least 12 weeks of a higher dose Doxy (400-600mg for... (6 replies)
... You had 3 bands on the IgM, what about the IgG? ... (5 replies)

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