The film, "Under Our Skin," and the book, "Cure Unknown" answer at least a part of your question - the part about
how the powers that be can create tests to look for nonspecific bands when they knowingly ignore Lyme-specific bands... It is motivated by money. How can one develop an outer-surface protein A (OSP-A) based vaccine if the test looks at that band? You can't if you want to market your vaccine, so OSP-A was removed from the test...
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
Meds: Zofran, Pulmicort, IV Ceftazidime, Heparin (to flush PICC line), Claritin, Colloidal Silver (used topically), probiotics, homeopathy.