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susank
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I ordered the kit last week. Could not get a doctor to order from Health Diagnostics.

I am trying to get as many tests done before starting IVIG again on Wednesday. No idea if IVIG would in any way effect the test - so if possible want to test before infusions.

I hope the kit will arrive Monday latest Tuesday.

In advance I need to know some things to manage this time-wise as I have blood pulls etc scheduled for Monday and Tuesday afternoons.

Is there a specific day DHC needs to receive the specimen?

Specimen needs to be frozen?

Specimen is not from first urination of the day -but better when? Mid-day? Afternoon?

Specimen is to be shipped out the day of collection? Frozen?

How does this work?

Sorry so many questions. Thanks for any help.

I cannot find this info on their website.

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Pos.Bb culture 2012
Labcorp - no bands ever
Igenex - Neg. 4 times
With overall bands:
IGM 18,28,41,66 IND: 23-25,34,39
IGG 41,58 IND: 39
Bart H IGG 40

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joalo
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Up.

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Sick since January 1985. Misdiagnosed for 20 years. Tested CDC positive October 2005. Treating since April 2006.

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Go to Klinghardt's site for recommendations or to the betterhealthguy for info. I watched a youtube video of Klinghardt on the subject. It is complicated to test properly per his directions.

We had to send my son's out on M, T or W. He had to be off of vitamins and minerals for 5 days. Late afternoon is best and it is best to stress the body.

I don't know much more and don't know the results.

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Things are never dull. After 3 fighting Lyme, 2 are in remission. Youngest is still sick, age 22. He has new diagnosed Chiari Malformation and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

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Kari is right. There is no other lab recommended for this test. The next best one is in Europe. And that gets even more complicated.

Nothing is ever simple, is it.

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