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.