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Blood results for lyme.

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by Fuzzyhead, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. Fuzzyhead

    Fuzzyhead Senior Member

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    image.png image.png image.png I had my bloods sent to Armin labs 3 week ago and my results are as follows.
    Can anyone explain them to me please? Thanks x
     
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  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    Borderline for Lyme. In their published research of the LTT-Elispot, it was highly accurate at a threshold of 3. 2 is a "maybe", but in my case it was an accurate diagnosis.

    Other lab results and symptoms can help in supporting a diagnosis. The comment from the lab suggests that your low CD57 cell count would support a Lyme diagnosis.
     
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    Hanna Senior Member

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    1. In fact, the analysis is done only on three forms of the borrelia bacteria (burgdorferi, afzeli, garenii), isn't it ? There are numerous strains of B., it is a pity we still lack a broader test to see the big picture. I agree it doesn't help you to conclude anything from the Armin Lab test.

    2. CD57 : the literature has changed lately about CD57 significance in Lyme and Co diseases. Buhner in its latest version of the "Healing Lyme" book concludes (p43), contrary to the 2001 version - where a low CD57 count was linked to a "greater chance" of suffering from Lyme.

    "In short, in my opinion, given the increase in understanding of this NK marker, there just isn’t enough data to support CD57+ cell levels as a reliable diagnostic for Lyme, chronic Lyme, or postLyme disease syndrome"
     
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