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Old 08-30-2007, 08:25 PM   #1
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Take 4 anyone?

Hi
I does anyone know of anywhere ai can get a quality Lyme test in Canada?
Also Where can I get tested for Mycoplasma?
I have come up Lyme negative three times.on ELISA.
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Old 08-30-2007, 11:24 PM   #2
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Re: Take 4 anyone?

Hi Paulette,

I'm a Canadian also dealing with lyme disease. I don't think there is a good lab in Canada for lyme disease. My LLMD actually was on CTV a couple of months ago, and he talked about how unreliable the lyme test in Canada were. Your best bet is to send it Igenex in California. I had 3 lyme test, 2 in Singapore and on in Canada that all came out negative, although my LLMD in Vancouver clinically diagnosed me with lyme based on my symptoms. I have requested a kit from Igenex and plan to send my blood from Singapore for them to test, just for my own curoisity.

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Old 08-31-2007, 06:45 AM   #3
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Re: Take 4 anyone?

Hi Paulette. From what I understand, the ELISA is the least reliable test for Lyme.

In the states, IgeneX is a good lab for tick-borne illness testing. They can test for everything except Mycoplasma. Some Lyme doctors here use MDL in NJ for Mycoplasma testing.

I hope this helps!

 
Old 08-31-2007, 06:47 AM   #4
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Hi paulette,
I live in the US but when I recieved my IgeneX test I noticed the payment types. For the US it is check or credit card and then for Canada it is by credit card only. Call them. They are very helpful. mc

 
Old 08-31-2007, 01:07 PM   #5
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Re: Take 4 anyone?

Hi
Thanks for your replies everyone. I will check Igenex out for sure.
TTFN
PAulette

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