IGeneX Western Blot: Better by Design

This article explains why we prefer to use the IGeneX Lab in Palo Alto, California. The IGeneX Western Blot was designed to be effective in all stages of Lyme Disease, not just early Lyme. “The IGeneX Western Blot: Better by Design” (Oct. 2003) http://www.igenex.com/innovations3.pdf

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Advanced Topics in Lyme Disease (Burrascano)

Dr Joeseph J. Burrascano, Jr’s paper on Lyme diagnosis & treatment.

ELISA: too insensitive as a screening test

The CDC-approved two-tiered screening test for Lyme Disease is ineffective because … The reason that most ELISA assays are inadequate as screening tests is that they were not designed by the manufacturers to be sensitive at the 95% confidence level, the level typically required for screening. In fact, Luger and Krause found up to a […]

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Advanced Lab’s culture test looks promising

Advanced Laboratory Services has been developing a new Borrelia burgdorferi culture test.  Early results reveal a 94% success-rate for Lyme disease detection. Read the paper! (PDF) http://www.advanced-lab.com/news/AdvancedLabBooklet.pdf

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The Trouble with Lyme Testing

LYMEPOLICYWONK: The CDC, the FDA and Lyme Disease Lab Tests: Two-Tiered Tests, IGeneX, the C6, and the New Culture Test The CDC website now states that before the CDC will recommend new tests, “their performance must be demonstrated to be equal to or better than the results of the existing procedure, and they must be […]

“Understanding Lyme Disease” at the Vineyard Haven Public Library

Vineyard Haven Public Library presents a Two-Part Series on Understanding Lyme Disease: The Epidemic that is Sweeping Martha’s Vineyard. Please join us in our discussion and share your experiences with us. Part One of Two Sessions Tuesday, February 12th, 7:00 pm Vineyard Haven Public Library Understanding Lyme Disease: “Under Our Skin” “Under Our Skin”: A […]

New German Lyme Test: SpiroFind

Press Release … Boulder launches SpiroFind Lyme disease diagnostic test in European market Boulder, Colorado, Monday, November 12, 2012 Boulder Diagnostics Inc., an in vitro diagnostics company that focuses on identifying, developing, and marketing new diagnostic technologies for underserved markets, has launched in the European market CE marked SpiroFind in vitro diagnostic test for the […]

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What is Babesia?

Babesiosis is an infection caused by a malaria-like parasite, also called a “piroplasm,” that infects red blood cells. Babesia microti is believed to be the most common piroplasm infecting humans, but scientists have identified over twenty piroplasms carried by ticks … Symptoms of babesiosis are similar to those of Lyme disease but it more often […]

Lyme Disease Symptom Checklist (CALDA)

The CALDA Lyme Disease Symptom Checklist can be found here (PDF).

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Lyme Borreliosis Symptom Checklist (Burrascano)

The symptom checklist and diagnostic criteria of Dr Joseph J. Burrascano Jr MD can be found here (PDF) at the Lyme Disease Association’s website.

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