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... are consistent with both pathologies. However, you have a positive ANA and elevated liver enzymes, which you don't usually see in Lyme Disease. ... (4 replies)
... I recently was tested for lymes disease. I have quite a few of the symptoms. ... (0 replies)
... I am 43 years old. I live in Houston, TX. Not exactly a hotbed of Lymes activity. In June of 2008 I was diagnosed with Lymes. This took quite awhile to diagnose. I started feeling bad in late March of 08. ... (4 replies)

Lymes or MS??
Nov 2, 2007
... rain which I had just had back in July since it was all negative, but sent me for a spinal tap and some more blood work instead. He said he did not believe I had lymes disease but rather an underlying autoimmune disorder. The spinal tap came back positive for oligoclonal bands and a high IgG Index level. ... (8 replies)
... I was recently tested for Lymes last week. ... (8 replies)
... Can you tell me if having bands 66kd, 45kd, 41kd and 30kd on the western blot IgG test mean anything at all for a diagnosis of Lyme disease? ... (1 replies)
... You had 3 bands on the IgM, what about the IgG? ... (5 replies)
... bands on a Western Blot but then with retesting had Lymes confirmed. ... (3 replies)
... then she will go on antibiotic for lymes through intervenous..before the antibiotic treatment we then however we will head back to our lymes dr for another test and have that sent back to ignex labs.. ... (5 replies)
... the Western Blot done only if the ELISA is positive, but the problem is many people who have Lyme have a negative ELISA. The CDC also requires a large number of bands to show on the Western Blot for it to be considered positive. Many people who have Lyme do not get this many bands. ... (15 replies)
... I would suggest getting your b12 levels done as it can mimic the symptoms of lymes and many other disorders............ ... (3 replies)
... What is considered positive in Lab tests alone? ... (15 replies)
... I went to see an MS specialist today, as my neuro thinks I may be going down that path. However, I have also been tested for lymes and the result of the blood test came back as weakened results. ... (1 replies)
... just because the western came back negative does not mean you do not have lyme, ask if ANY of the bands came back positive. sometimes because the CDC wants 5 specific bands to be positive, and you only have 3 or 4 they still call it negative. ... (5 replies)
Lymes or MS??
Nov 3, 2007
... I do not know anything about the oligoclonal bands or the IgG index level, but some people who have Lyme were first diagnosed with other diseases including CFS, Fibromyalgia, MS, and ALS. ... (8 replies)
... The ELISA or titer test is usually the one most doctors run first. From what I understand, it is the least reliable test. The Western Blot test shows numerical bands and there results are usually defined as IgG and IgM. IgG shows a longer standing infection and the IgM shows a more recent infection. ... (10 replies)
... on IgM came out positive for the Western Blot. He put me on Doxycycline twice a day as a preventative. ... (5 replies)
Do I have lymes
Jun 24, 2010
... Just got my Western Blot test back, bands 41 and 28 were positive. I've had 2. ... (1 replies)
Could it be Lymes?
Mar 14, 2005
... IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME UNDERSTAND THE RESULTS OF MY LYME TEST I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE IT. THE DOCTOR JUST SAID IT WAS NEGATIVE SO I ASK HIM FOR A COPY OF THE RESULTS BUT DON'T NO IF I SHOULD BE CONCERNED AND GET TESTED AGAIN BY A LLMD. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE, ANTHONY Test Name IN RANGE OUT OF RANGE REFERANCE RANGE ANA SCREEN ETA W/REFL IFA ... (16 replies)
... From some of the other post I have read on this board, Igenex Lab in CA is the leading lab for Lymes testing. This is the lab that the LLMD I will be seeing uses. ... (4 replies)




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