Sorry if this is OT, but I had my dog tested for Lyme b/c she would have been exposed the same time as we were, and she has been experiencing increasing difficulties with her joints. The "snap test" came back negative, but the more sensitive test came back very similar to my Igenex test with some antibodies indicating exposure. I did the test to have additional data to back-up my DX and that of my sister but also to try to determine whether I should treat her. The vet offered 21 days of doxy BID which sounds like what they would give one of us if we came in with a recent tick bite. Do dogs respond better to ABX TX or will I be undertreating her and putting her through possible herx reactions for no reason. Again, sorry if this is OT but I've seen several people post on here about how their dogs died of Lyme so I was wondering.
11/26/08 Igenex positive
Current Rxs 12/17/08: Levoxyl 100mcg, SRT3 5mcg BID, Klonopin .5mg, Seroquel 12.5mg, Ibruprofen PRN (daily), Acidopholus/Bifidus, digestive enzymes, vits B-50, B5 500mg, B-12 1cc 2x/week, Lithium 5mg, fish oil 1500mg/day