Rochester:"New Test Helps Diagnose LD" 
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 Rochester:"New Test Helps Diagnose LD"

New Test Helps Diagnose Lyme Disease - (ROCHESTER)

-- A new test for Lyme disease has been developed by researchers at the
Minnesota Mayo Clinic. Microbiologist David Persing says the disease can be
tricky to diagnose because it mimics several other diseases. He says those
with the disease have a range of almost no symptoms at all, to very severe
symptoms involving central nervous system and other internal organs. He says
the new test is so accurate, it can prevent false ``positive'' results in
people who have received the new Lyme disease vaccine

Mon, 22 Jan 2001 03:00:00 GMT
 Rochester:"New Test Helps Diagnose LD"
what test is it?????

email me please...

Tue, 23 Jan 2001 03:00:00 GMT
 Rochester:"New Test Helps Diagnose LD"
It seems to me if an individual gets the Lyme Vaccine and then is tested for
Lyme, Lyme will most definetly show up. I know I have Lyme and sometimes slow,
but I don't get the good news about this new test!!!!!!!

Tue, 23 Jan 2001 03:00:00 GMT
 Rochester:"New Test Helps Diagnose LD"
If the new blod test has anything to do with PCR---
>  from:  The American Journal of Medicine April 24, 1995  Volume 98 (suppl 4

>   pg. 4A-41S
>  Andrew Pachner:  "The problem with PCR is that it detects spirochetes in the
>   tissue where there are problems.  PCR in {*filter*} is almost universally
>   unhelpful, AND IT IS GOING TO CONTINUE TO BE UNHELPFUL--unless there is an
>   acute viral syndrome with fever, and you think there are spirochetes in the
>   {*filter*}.  But animal studies as well as our experience show that THIS

Tue, 23 Jan 2001 03:00:00 GMT
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