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... The IgM test is useless. ... (8 replies)
... From what I learned today from contacting a lab, IGG means you've got it, IGM means it's a recent infection or a recent recurring infection. ... (8 replies)
... Another thing is a low positive would normally indicate a recent infection like your doc said though it would be hard to pin point the "when". ... (1 replies)

Herpes test result
Jul 14, 2011
... From your results it is positive but a low positive. Which means it could have been a recent infection or may be false positives. I suggest that you retest in a few months, it normally takes up to 4 months for the antibodies to be detected in the blood. ... (8 replies)
... I think your doctor is in the dark, and not up to speed with proper herpes testing. ... (22 replies)
... A positive culture test is incredibly rare. You can count on that result being correct. Your doctor is also correct in saying that you have a recent infection. This is because your blood test is negative. ... (5 replies)
... The best test for herpes is a culture test. However, there needs to be something there to swab like a lesion. The culture must be collected within 48 hours. ... (3 replies)
... etc...I tested negative on everything but the herpes test. I don't know if it was IGG or IGM. I don't fully understand the difference, actually. I'll ask him tommrow when I visit him. ... (22 replies)
... that's proof the infection is recent. ... (3 replies)
IgM Test
Jun 21, 2006
... The IgM antibody is not specific to herpes, it's a general purpose antibody which shows up for many things other than herpes. The Herpes IgG antibody is specific to herpes, if you have this antibody then you have the virus. ... (2 replies)
... It seems likely they would test for herpes, because delivering vaginally with an active herpes outbreak can have a very bad outcome for the baby. But, I don't know if it's routine or not, so don't quote me. ... (2 replies)
... It's more like "if the swab culture is positive and the IgG blood test is negative" it usually means that its a recent infection. ... (3 replies)
Herpes question
Nov 18, 2008
... My question to you is did you have the right test done. And what type did your wifes test come back as? ... (14 replies)
Nov 25, 2007
... that would imply recent infection for you. Download the free Herpes Handbook by Terri Warren for more information before you confront him. ... (3 replies)
... degrees farenheit that this was a new infection probably between 2 and 21 days old and this was the original outbreak. I thought I would look for people online in herpes forums who could verify this. ... (4 replies)
... and told them my situation, they all told me to disregard the IgM test which I tried to do. ... (1 replies)
... I'm guessing recent is anything less than the 4mos which puts you around the time they say you should wait to be retested if you come up negative on the blood but positive on the culture. Oh, I haven't heard anything about ignoring the #s but I did hear that one university says, that blood is not a 'good' specimen to diagnose herpes!:eek::confused: (4 replies)
... The IgM test won't help you. Remember, IgM isn't type specific, so you'll still not know your hsv2 status. ... (3 replies)
Herpes Whitlow
Apr 14, 2012
... Could my husband have contacted Herpes Whitlow all those years ago and passed it on to me as Genital Herpes? ... (0 replies)
... Yes you need to be retested in the future. Negative now could mean it's because it's a recent infection and your body has not had the opportunity to develop antibodies yet. ... (5 replies)

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