A member asked:

4 yr.old f rt. leg pain.lyme test igg & igm.results .091.is this negative?why would she have any lyme antibodies?lab error?retest?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Wrong test: Antibody tests are unreliable for lyme disease. Western blot test should be performed. Also, leg pain not normally a symptom of lyme.

Answered 6/18/2013



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