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Help with results Lyme Elisa

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by Thomas1, May 9, 2018.

  1. Thomas1

    Thomas1

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    Dear community.

    I've recently had some EliSpot tests done for co-infections and Lyme disease with Armin Labs. However, I do not know how to interpret them and I would very much appreciate some help. I'd like to know whether I should read this results as a probability (% chance I have Lyme or co-infection, scale (as in, some co-infections are always present, just in different measures from tim to time) or Binairy (It's either yes or no, you have or you don;t have Lyme). And I also would like to know if you think I have Lyme based on these results. My Functional med seems to think I have lyme based on these results. I do have many of the symptoms and am most willing to go along with a protocol of supplements and Bioticin proposed by my doc. I guess I trust him, but to me, the results appeared rather weak. Then again, I don't really know. Anyway, I'd really appreciate hearing your opinions on the test and the utility of a treatment first. Thanks a lot.


    1st I was tested for co-infections with the following results:

    1 Chlamydia pneumoniae-EliSpot ! 3 SI
    0-1 = negative
    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive


    1 EBV EliSpot (lytic) 1 SI
    0-1 = negative

    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive

    1 EBV EliSpot (latent) 1 SI
    0-1 = negative

    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive

    1 CMV EliSpot ! 2 SI
    0-1 = negative
    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive


    Coxsackie IgG-/IgA-antibodies (All elevated?)

    4 Coxsackie-Virus IgG A7 (IFT) + 1:1000 < 1:100 [ ........ *>
    4 Coxsackie-Virus IgG B1 (IFT) + 1:10000 < 1:100 [ ........ *>
    4 Coxsackie-Virus IgA A7 (IFT) + 1:10 < 1:10 [ ........ *>
    4 Coxsackie-Virus IgA B1 (IFT) + 1:100 < 1:10 [ ........ *>



    HHV6-IgG-/IgM-antibodies
    4 HHV6 IgG-antibodies (IFT) + 1:100 < 1:10 [ ........ *>

    4 HHV6 IgM-antibodies (IFT) <1:10 < 1:10 [ ....*... ]


    2nd test for Lyme had following results:
    - Blood count
    3 Leucocytes - 3,23 Tsd./ul 3,90 - 9,80 <* ........ ]
    3 Erythrocytes - 4,20 Mill./ul 4,54 - 5,77 <* ........ ]
    3 Hemoglobin - 13,4 g/dl 13,5 - 17,5 <* ........ ]

    3 Hematocrit 41,60 % 40,00 - 51,00 [ .*...... ]
    3 MCV + 99,00 fl 80,00 - 96,00 [ ........ *>
    3 MCH 31,90 pg 28,00 - 33,00 [ ......*. ]
    3 MCHC - 32,20 g/dl 33,00 - 37,00 <* ........ ]
    3 Thrombocytes 179,00 Tsd./ul 146,00 - 328,00 [ .*...... ]
    3 Differential Blood count
    3 Neutroph. Granulocytes 52,00 % 40,00 - 75,00 [ ..*..... ]
    3 Lymphocytes 34,70 % 17,00 - 47,00 [ ....*... ]
    3 Monocytes 10,20 % 4,00 - 12,00 [ ......*. ]
    3 Eosin. Granulocytes 1,90 % < 7,00 [ ..*..... ]
    3 Basoph. Granulocytes 1,20 % < 2,00 [ ....*... ]

    Elispot
    1 Borrelia b. Full Antigen 1 SI
    0-1 = negative

    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive

    1 Borrelia b. OSP-Mix ! 3 SI (Significant?)
    0-1 = negative
    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive

    1 Borrelia burgdorferi LFA-1 0 SI
    0-1 = negative

    2-3 = weak positive
    > 3 = positive


    CD3-/CD57+ Cells

    3 CD3-/CD56+ Flow Cytometry
    3 T cells CD3+ (%) 71,22 % 62,00 - 80,00 [ ....*... ]
    3 T cells CD3+ (absolute) - 798 /ul 900 - 1900 <* ........ ]
    3 NK cells CD56+ CD3- (%) 14,48 % 6,00 - 29,00 [ ..*..... ]
    3 NK cells CD56+ CD3- (absolute) 162 /ul 60 - 700 [ .*...... ]
    3 CD57+ NK-cells (%) 35,07 % 2,00 - 77,00 [ ...*.... ]
    3 CD57+ NK-cells (absolute) - 57 /ul 100 - 360 <* ........ ]


    Basic Test/Tickplex Plus * (All negative)

    2 Basic Test
    2 B.burg.+afz.+gar.IgG
    2 B.burg.+afz.+gar.IgM
    2 B.burg.+afz.+gar+round bod.Ig
    2 B.burg.+afz.+gar+round bod.Ig
    All came back negative.


    Thanks a lot in advance.

    Best Regards,
    Thomas
     
  2. Eastman

    Eastman Senior Member

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    @Thomas1

    I am not familiar with Lyme testing but have you seen this comment by @Hip on another thread?
    Also this thread: Discussion about Armin labs (Split Thread).
     
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  3. Markus83

    Markus83

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    I'm from Germany and I wouldn't send my blood to Arminlabs. If you're supposed to have Lyme disease, order a Western Blot in a normal lab and maybe a second one in another (you can test negative in one lab and positive in the other). Elispot tests (like offered by Arminlabs) are not scientifically validated to my knowledge.
     

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