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... what would cause a positive elisa negative western blot lyme (1 replies)
... what does a positive lyme and negative western blot test mean? ... (1 replies)
... I thought the same thing, then got rested and western blot came positive... my problem is they waited 3 years to retest me. I would get retested soon. ... (1 replies)

... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... and a postive Lyme western blot test. ... (1 replies)
... 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)
... Most docs do an Elisa or similar type Lyme screening test first before the western blot. If you test positive for this screening test then they test you with the Western blot. I tested positive for the screening test and then also positive for the western blot. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Eva...I know it is hard not to be dissapointed...BUT...I had a positive like back in 1988 somewhere around there...then they retested and got a negative...I knew nothing about lyme at the time...so went with it... ... (8 replies)
... Eva I am curious...if you had a doctor before test you for lyme and it came out positive...Why aren't you getting treatment? ... (8 replies)
... tion, such as elevators, escallators, and car rides. My blood tests have been normal except for one postive reading for lyme, and one postive ANA, however, I was negative on the western blot test. My doctors act like these postive blood test readings are nothing. ... (7 replies)
... This sounds a little bit like my situation. I got a bite that turned into a bull's eye. My doctor said it looked like a Lyme bite. ... (2 replies)
... can I demand one from my doctor in spite of all the negative test results? ... (11 replies)
... The thing is on my Lyme IgM WB, IGenex said I was positive. I tested negative for everything else including the IGG so I guess when the ontario ministry of health did their interpretation, they thought overall it was negative. ... (2 replies)
... I can say that for myself, Lyme appears to have given me leaky gut. I was having major episodes of wooziness, rashes, etc. This was during treatment, but we were nearly "done". ... (5 replies)
... of cases. The more accurate test, the Western Blot, is still not completely reliable and is generally only given if you have a positive ELISA. Which makes no sense at all but there you have it. So in other words a negative test does NOT always mean that you don't have Lyme. ... (8 replies)
... It is extremely hard to culture Lyme bacteria and this is not commercially feasible. Lyme bacteria are what is known as "sparse" and "fastidious". ... (1 replies)
... 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)
... the ID dr noticed I had a positive spinal tap to Lyme that was not noticed in my last round of tests and sent me to a diff ID dr for full treatment. ... (3 replies)
... now, 2 years ago when i had all this start a doc did two tests through IGeneX believing i had lyme disease. ... (5 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)




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