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... My problems began over a year ago with vertigo, dizziness, pain in lower back and heaviness in legs. I also have an intolerance to motion, such as elevators, escallators, and car rides. ... (7 replies)
... He did the Western Blot on me and also the Urine test for Lyme. ... (8 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)

Western Blot
Nov 29, 2004
... If I were you I would go forward with the intravenous antibiotics. You had a positive Elisa at one point which is more than a lot of us here on this board have had. ... (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)
... 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)
... 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)
... He had a Lyme Elisa and Western Blot performed with the following results. The Elisa screen was positive and the IGG WB was negative but the IGM WB was positive in two bands. ... (3 replies)
... f the bands showed up and not just none of the CDC bands. So I looked at my test results. It does look like I do not have one single band but I wanted to check with people on this board. If there is any doubt, I want to get an Igenex test. ... (6 replies)
... diseases, but still, it can be diagnosed with proper testing and clinical observations. ... (6 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)
... Okay, so a few years ago i had the western blot done through IgeneX labs and it came back equivocal. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Nexis. Believe it or not, Lyme disease is in every state. ... (4 replies)
... He thought it was Lyme back in June. The Elisa text came back positive, but then my first western blot was negative. ... (5 replies)
... D I was diagnosed with Lyme by a LLMD yesterday. ... (19 replies)
... I looked back at my results from Igenex, and I did have a Western Blot. Nothing there really, just a couple indeterminate bands at 41 kDa. That's interesting about the PCR test being less accurate, though. ... (16 replies)
... Deb have you had the western blot test? ... (4 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)
... p.m. Waking up at night with eyelids so dry it was difficult to open eyes. ... (11 replies)


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