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Lyme antibody positive and western blot negative. Where can I find a complete list of other id's associated with a positive igm/igm antibody screen?!

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Probably have Lyme!

I don't know where to find such a list as I am not sure the causes of a false positive are known, but, esp.
If the western blot did not include the 34 ; 39 bands i would not rely upon it; please do the igenex western blot, which is much more sensitive ; specific for lyme. Even if that is negative 20-30% with lyme can have a negative WB test. Other tests may be indicated. See http://bit.Ly/1aaqjgc.

In brief: Probably have Lyme!

I don't know where to find such a list as I am not sure the causes of a false positive are known, but, esp.
If the western blot did not include the 34 ; 39 bands i would not rely upon it; please do the igenex western blot, which is much more sensitive ; specific for lyme. Even if that is negative 20-30% with lyme can have a negative WB test. Other tests may be indicated. See http://bit.Ly/1aaqjgc.
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