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... days later, I went in for a comprehensive STD test panel, including the early detection Herpes test. ... (1 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)
... useful for herpes testing in this day and age. If you ever had chicken pox, often the IgM will show a positive for herpes. The medical thinking long ago was that IgM antibodies showed up first, then the IgG. The IgG is the test you want to watch. ... (4 replies)

IgM vs igS ??
Aug 7, 2010
... long ago. But it is cross reactive and unreliable for modern day herpes testing. If you ever had chicken pox, the test could come up positive for herpes ... but be incorrect. Most labs have even stopped offering it but hey, if someone is going to give you money to do it, you will keep doing it. ... (3 replies)
... First off the IgM test is not reliable for testing for herpes and never should have been ordered by your doctor. ... (2 replies)
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Nov 1, 2009
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Oct 31, 2009
... Unless you have taken prior herpes tests that were negative the timeline gets fuzzy. ... (9 replies)
... cussion. I have talked to several informed doctors and did much research on the topic of blood tests. This is the conclusion I have come to. The blood tests look for antibodies your body produces when it encounters the herpes virus type 1 or 2. ... (20 replies)

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