I don't think I had a FISH test. I believe it was just a titre test, of which the Dr ordered for babesia, bartonella and Rocky Mt SF. Even as he was writing out this lab script, he said the tests he was ordering were not any good and would probably not show anything. However, my babesia showed, numbers high enough to indicate acute infection (which Idon't believe i have; ie: acute infection)
They ALL have DEFNITELY GOT to come up w/ more consistent, standardized, accurate tests. For the life of me, I do not understand why nobody has? This is nuts!
IF someone came up w/ a 97% (or so) reliable test for Lyme and these stupid co-infections, they would stand to make millions!
I mean, take Babs for example: Given that this is a protzoan/parasite, for the life of me, I cannot understand why there aren't effective, reliable tests out there.
I do not believe that the IDDs or mainstream MDs would deny the existence of these infections, IF they were able to run reliable tests!!
And Willow, I have written down the FISH test -- so I can ask to have this done. Thank you for that contribution!
Bit 1972: Acute and chronic tonsillitis, UTI, miscarraige, appendicitis, hypoglycemia, chronic neck pain w/ crushed vertibrae, chronic severe back pain, mitral valve prolapse, depression, resolution?
Bit Mother's Day 2007: Lyme, Babesia microti, hypothyroidism, EBV, HHV6, Parvovirus B19, low adrenals &misc other hormones, depression, anxiety, more of the above.
What don't these nasty bugs cause?
CD57= 60, so we're in pretty good shape.