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Susan22
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What does Band 23 reactive me on my blood results?? All other bands we negative.
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Protomyxzoa shows up in bands 23 and 41.

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old joke: idiopathic means the patient is pathological and the the doctor is an idiot

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How d I treat it?
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Band 23 can also mean Lyme, it is a specific protein for it.

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Lyme positive PCR blood, and
positive Bartonella henselae Igenex, 2011.
low positive Fry biofilm test, 2012.
Update 7/16- After extensive treatments,
doing okay!

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My son only had band 23 show up positive on his Igenex test and he definitely had Lyme and Bartonella. He has been treated and is now symptom free.

It is highly specific to Lyme.

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Daughter's test had exactly same result. Three doctors have agreed that it is indicative of Lyme, with symptoms it is enough for a diagnosis. (Also positive for Protomyzoa Rheumatica - see post above.)
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