The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
MEMum presents the second article in a series of three about the recent 12th Invest In ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London.
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Revised Elispot (Lymespot Revised)

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by msf, Jun 2, 2015.

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    I just had a look at the Infectolab website and found this: http://www.infectolab.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/LymeSpot_PDF_english_print.pdf

    I noticed that Armin Swarzebach does not offer this test - is this what his and Infectolab's difference of opinion was about?

    It has only been available for a month or so, so I doubt anyone on here has had it done yet, but it will be interesting to see whether doctors start using this instead of the Elispot.
     
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    And here's a fun video about it:
     
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    I've mentioned it before, but I just love the way the CDC has no problem at all with 18 months of Doxycycline for Q fever, but suggests no more than 1 month for Lyme.
     
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    This bit in the discussion section of the Q fever paper seems to be relevant to the use of this method in other infections too:

    http://www.infectolab.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Chronic_Q-Fever_2_colours.pdf
     
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    And finally this:

    http://www.infectolab.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Chronic_Q-Fever_2_colours.pdf


    From what I can make out, this patient seems to have been positive by PCR in tissue, although this was possibly at the start of his treatment.
     
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