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... Not having a type specific blood test is the first clue that you had the wrong test. ... (22 replies)
... Yes, it was Labcorp. its only been a couple of weeks since my exposure. i will check in with my doc at the 6 month mark and ask for the HerpeSelect test. Thanks for your help. ... (9 replies)
... So I started reading up about the Herpeselect test and that there have been some issues of false positives with asymptomatic people whose IGG count was under 3.5. ... (0 replies)

... g the 'Gold Standard' WesternBlot blood test. You can get the WesternBlot test, but most doctors don't know about it, it's expensive, hard to get. Usually, the HerpeSelect test is all you need. ... (7 replies)
... The correct blood test is an IgG type specific blood test. The HerpeSelect brand is the most common is the US. No blood test can tell you how long you've had the virus and no bloodtest can tell you the location of the virus. ... (1 replies)
Oct 11, 2007
... or get those sores swabbed and cultured ASAP before the viral content goes down too far to be reliable. A culture can diagnose herpes if it's done within about 2 days since blisters opened. ... (2 replies)
... Because of timing issues, a culture is commonly false negative. Meaning a negative culture test is not proof that you don't have the virus. ... (7 replies)
... Unfortunately many doctors are not up to date about the tests and facts available about herpes, and he may not be aware that better tests are available. If he used a standard old-style culture swab test, it might not be sensitive enough to pick up the virus during a time of non-visible symptoms. A PCR DNA test might (which I believe is another swab type of test) but he may not... (7 replies)
... Her Test results seemed to be HSV 1 type specific IGG herpeselect and HSV 2 type specific. ... (3 replies)
... i spoke to the nurse practitioner this morning. she said the blood test results show that i have herpes. i asked if its possible to have the antibodies but not the virus and she said no. ... (9 replies)
... Your negative combination IgG result is a good sign. It means at the time of the blood draw, you do not have either type of HSV. How many weeks did you wait post last possible exposure? ... (9 replies)
Jun 23, 2006
... A blood test is an indirect test, looking for the existence of the antibodies not the actual virus. ... (1 replies)
... I don't want you to waist your time with a test that sounds too good to be true. I have not heard of any herpes blood test that will give you results just three days post exposure. ... (7 replies)
Good Herpes Tests?
Jul 12, 2006
... age boards here's the main theme. Skip the IgM test, it's not worth the money and you'll need to retest anyway with an IgG. Make sure you get a type specific IgG test for both hsv1 and hsv2, HerpeSelect is the most common. ... (3 replies)
... A panel test just means a series of different test... Which means you're paying for other test you probably don't really need. ... (7 replies)
... bodies for the virus...however since this is her first outbreak, it takes times before her body can build them up. ... (6 replies)
... Explain that you need to be tested for some symptoms NOW before they're too healed to diagnose. ... (7 replies)
... lab and find out what blood test you had. The best blood test for herpes is the type specific IgG blood test. ... (5 replies)
Med Help
Feb 28, 2007
... Without a fresh lesion to culture, the next best thing is a blood test. The correct blood test is an IgG type specific blood test, HerpeSelect is the most common. Skip, the IgM test, they're worthless and can not determine if the infection is recent. ... (1 replies)
Feb 18, 2003
... SPECIFIC blood test. Western Blot or HerpeSelect are two examples of this, the latter less expensive than the first. ... (3 replies)

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