Can someone help me to understand ArminLab test results

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Sandcastle
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   Posted 3/2/2018 4:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi I’m just wondering if I have Lyme or not, I’ve had a load of the systems since Easter last year. Dr thinks i have chronic fatigue, I dont, just got tested privatly this week but not sure what the results say, any help would be appreciated

Borrelia elispot
Borrelia b. Full antigen ! 3SI
0-1= neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

Borrelia b. OSP-mix ! 2SI
0-1= neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

CD3-/CD57+ cells
5 nk cells cd57+ cd3- (%) 5.27% (normal range 6%-29%)
5cd57+ nk-cells ( absolute) 13/ul (normal range 100-360)

Borrelia IgG-/IgM- serespot
Results all negative

Bartonella Elispot
Bartronella henselae elispot ! 5 SI
0-1=neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

Bartonella IgG/IgM antibodies not abnormal

Babesia elispot
Babesia microti elispot ! 8
0-1= neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

Babesia microti IgG/IgM antibodies not abnormal

Chlamydia pneumoniae elispot
Chlamydia pneumoniae elispot ! 2 SI
0-1= neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG-/IgM-AB
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG-AB (ELISA) positive! 2.068
<0.8= neg 0.8-1.1= weak >=1.1= positive
Chlamydia pneumoniae IgM-/AB (ELISA) negative 0.642

Mykoplasma pneumoniae elispot
Mycoplasma pneumoniae elispot ! 4 SI
0-1= neg 2-3= weak positive >3= positive

Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG-/IgM-AB
Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgG-AB (ELISA) positive! 1.293
<0.8= neg 0.8-1.1= weak >=1.1= positive

Mycoplasma pneumoniae IgM-AB (ELISA) negative 0.845


I’m confused do the results I have Lyme or something else, can anybody help

Many thanks

mareish
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Date Joined Mar 2017
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   Posted 3/2/2018 6:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome, Sandcastle. Sure looks like you are positive for Lyme, Bartonella and a couple of other things. Your CD57 looks quite low, too. Others who know more about test results will be along with more definitive responses.
Sorry you are ill but glad you were able to determine what you have. You will find many helpful folks on this site and a wealth of information.
Lyme CDC POS
Bartonella POS
Ehrlichia POS
CD57 30, then 12, now 64

RedLabel
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   Posted 3/2/2018 6:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi
You have taken a lot of different tests here. The tests named "elispot" is a special test used in Germany in particular and is supposed to be more sensitive than the normal antibody test which is used other places. Wherever your test states IgG and or IgM, the test method is the conventional antibody testing. You can also see that some tests are positive using the elispot, and negative using the antibody/elisa test.

Your results are "weak positive" for Borrelia and Chlamydia Pneumoniae, "positive" for Bartonella, babesia and Mycoplasma Pneumonia.

Your CD57 count (which is used by some LLMDs to reflect immune suppression) is very low, which can happen when you are infected with borrelia, chlamydia and other infections.

It seems to me that you have Lyme disease with multiple co-infections, and it would be wise to get proper treatment from a LLMD.
Lyme, CPN, Yersinia, Coxsackie, CMV and Bartonella after LLMD visit.
CD57 0, 2, 0, 3

Started treatment in May 2017
Currently on Azithromycin, Doxycycline, Plaquenil, Rifampicin, Delimmun

Sandcastle
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Date Joined Mar 2018
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   Posted 3/2/2018 7:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi redlabel and mareish,

Thank you for your replys, its nice to have some answers at last, x

Girlie
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   Posted 3/2/2018 12:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Sandcastle - welcome to our community.

As RedLabel stated - you are positive for Lyme, Chlamydia Pneumoniae, Bartonella, Babesia and Mycoplasma Pneumonia.

Sorry you have lyme and co's - BUT - you're fortunate that you did get positives for the three B's - as there will be no questioning of what coinfections you have.

If you need help finding a LLMD - please start a new thread: "Looking for LLMD in/near______" and fill in the blank with your location.

We do encourage our new members read through the information contained in the thread: "New to lyme?..Start Here!" It's packed full of useful information: Symptom lists, detoxing suggestions, test interpretations...etc.
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Symp started April/2013; Buhner's Lyme May 15-July24/14; Igenex pos. July 3/14
Doxy: July 4-Aug.24/14;Zithro July26-Aug24/14; Amox + Proben. Aug. 29/14;
added biaxin Sept. 26/14
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Sandcastle
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   Posted 3/3/2018 1:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Girlie, thanks for your reply,
i read through that new to Lyme tread lots of interesting stuff,
Would you know why “some tests are positive using the elispot, and negative using the antibody/elisa test” or what it means?, I think i’ve found a Lyme specialist just waiting till Monday to try and get an appointment, hopefully I can get some treatment and start to improvesmile , x
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