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is there a correlation between immune system strength and how quickly a person develops herpes antigens after exposure?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Antigen or antibody: While it is true that some immune suppressed people have a delayed antibody response to an infection, detecting an antigen or, more likely, dna or RNA of a virus (herpes has dna) is not delayed.
Answered on Apr 24, 2019
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