The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by maryb, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    img012.jpg Its taken some time but now have the results of some tests I did at the beginning of July. Any comments appreciated. I haven't the foggiest what all the positives mean.
     
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    justy Donate Advocate Demonstrate

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    I see them posted above - don't you?

    Well looks very positive for Cpn - I have that too, but mine is just IgG I ALSO HAVE HIGH IL8, but im afraid I don't know what it all means...Looks like a positive Yersinia as well.

    Sorry I cant help. Hope you get some anwers here.
     
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    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    Thanks @justy I don't know what the differences between IgA and IgG are really. What was your IL8? no matter if you haven't the results to hand I know its a pain, they'realways where you aren't!!
    and @Valentijn was just editing them:(
     
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    The top ones look to be interleukins and other measures of systemic inflammation. They are often produced by macrophages. Elevations would indicate inflammation but I don't know much more than that. Some are pretty highly elevated and that goes along with your symptoms.

    I'm not sure if the positive IgG means a past infection or a current one.

    Will you be able to go over the results by phone or would you have to make a trip?
     
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    My IL8 was 2394 I have tried reading up on IL8, but it has made no difference to my general understanding i'm afraid.
     
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    @maryb did you say you were diagnosed with lyme even though your results are negative? Or did i understand wrong?
     
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    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    I was positive with Igenex but negative on this one.
     

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