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... Hi JP. No Lyme test is completely reliable. ... (9 replies)
... however, many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands. Lyme doctors often look at which bands are positive. Some are specific for Lyme. Band 41 is often the first to show. ... (7 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)

... ophthalmologist, he was unable to confirm the cause of my double vision. I had extensive blood work for Lupus, RA, MG, Lyme and an MRI of my brain. All came back negative. ... (1 replies)
... As you can see from Quest Labs there were many more "reactive" IGG bands compared to the IGenex results. However, there are several more "reactive" IGM band results from IGenex. ... (11 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)
... From what I understand, there must be at least 5 IGG bands positive in order for it to be a positive test result. I think if I have 4 bands testing positive then it is obvious I have Lyme's in my system. I will see the Dr later this week and see what he has to say about these results. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Lateralus. No test for Lyme is completely reliable, and results can vary by lab. Some people who have Lyme do not test positive. ... (11 replies)
... so the likelihood that I all of a sudden picked up lyme disease kinda confused me. ... (11 replies)
... Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to be positive for the test to be positive, many people who have Lyme do not have this many bands positive. ... (14 replies)
... reviewing my Igenex lab work he said that he wouldn't treat me for the Babesiosis because he didn't believe in the Igenex testing. He wouldn't even discuss the Lyme results since they were neither CDC nor Igenex positive. He did offer to have testing done through Imugen which I agreed to. ... (2 replies)
... st "results" to show for it. Twice, they drew about 25 vials of blood to run 10s of tests which all came back negative. My current doctor made the diagnosis of Lyme based on clinical findings. ... (12 replies)
Cyst / Lyme?
Jul 30, 2008
... positive Lyme test result. Basically way back in the day CDC decided upon a set of criteria that to them consitituted a "positive" Lyme test result. ... (1 replies)
... you need to be treated. The rash alone merits treatment. No Lyme test is completely reliable. ... (54 replies)
... igc bands 18, 23, and 66. On the igm I tested positive on band 39. ... (9 replies)
... ticker, Thanks for the response. I haven't been tested for the other conditions you've mentioned but my doctor seemed pretty confident that the four weeks of IV would be a great place to start for treatment for me. Before seeing her, I Googled her and her reputation preceeds her, she's written books on Lyme, etc. I'll be seeing her Tuesday and I'll bring up these other... (14 replies)
... infections to me. Lyme can be difficult to diagnose. Many people see a lot of doctors and deal with multiple misdiagnoses before getting correctly diagnosed. ... (14 replies)
... Monospot test was positive. Additional bloodwork was screened for EBV virus and Lyme. His EBV was positive and his Lyme was positive. ... (11 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)
... Yeah, thats the problem. We never got "all" my records when I was younger and so sick either. We recently did...and there was a positive Lyme test from when I was 12, the symptoms, tick bite and rash were at age 11. I encourage everyone to get copies of their tests, and look through them. ... (21 replies)

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