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... Hi Nexis. Believe it or not, Lyme disease is in every state. ... (4 replies)
Undxed Lyme? Help!
Jun 17, 2008
... I saw many different doctors and had a few misdiagnoses' along the way. I saw an infectious disease doctor, who looked at my rash and laughed and told me to get out of her office. ... (6 replies)
... Melissa, She was positive by IGM Western Blot, Did it say positive by CDC and Igenex? ... (4 replies)

... Hi Scott, welcome to the board! ... (15 replies)
... I would try and remember if you were restested and so, what the results were. Usually your IGG will pick up where your IGM leaves off to an extent. ... (5 replies)
Lyme Testing
Nov 30, 2007
... Hi susieranger. I recommend that you have the Western Blot done at IgeneX Lab in Palo Alto, CA. I know it may be more expensive, but this is the lab that many Lyme doctors use. They use more sensitive testing and list more bands on the Western Blot. You can submit the bill to your insurance company for reimbursement. ... (2 replies)
... The tests are similar to HIV tests. Normally there is a screen test done. EIA or Elisa. Something like that. If those come back reactive the a western blot is done. With lyme it seems the screen, ie. Elisa is not that accurate. Igenex runs the normally confirmatory test, western blot, even if screens are neg. ... (3 replies)
... g this board for a while now and have been waiting to post until I'd learned a bit more about Lyme Disease, but there is so much conflicting information all over the internet, and the doctors around here know so little about it, that I realize now is as good a time as any. ... (5 replies)
... I am totally confused regarding the subject of Lyme. I would appreciate any feedback on this matter. ... (3 replies)
... My doctor did not order a Western blot, but opted to put me on doxy bid for 30 days. ... (1 replies)
... Several things... First of all, rant on all you want. Now we know more of your story. Many relate to your last post about finding all the symptom lists and actually feeling relief that you might actually have LD. ... (39 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)
... ll save you the dreary details unless asked but I've been struggling with my health for the past 23 months post a "viral infection". ... (4 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)
... Hi Libretto. Regarding the thyroid tests, definitely do get tested again. From what I understand most people feel best when their Free T3 and Free T4 are in the upper third of the range. I am not a mathmetician, but it looks to me like you could benefit from getting those results higher. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this board, suffering with lyme almost 10 years, most likely misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia for 9 years. ... (7 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)
... The IgM tests for a more recent infection and the IgG a longer standing one. ... (6 replies)
... infections. In my case, I have never tested positive with a PCR on any of the tests, but I did test positive on the other tests. Everyone is different though. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Wendy, welcome to the board! ... (5 replies)

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