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A 27-year-old female asked:

I recently just had blood work done and i'm concerned about my lab results . can you explain to me what this mean ? do i have an std? was i exposed? hsv1 igg ser eia-acnc 28.30 index?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
About 70% of the adults are positive for herpes simplex 1. Even if your result means that you were exposed to HSV 1 it is not generally though sexual contact. It is mostly spread through contact with oral fluids. HSV 1 is the cause of cold sores. It would be prudent to talk to the doctor who ordered the test. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
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Last updated Jul 24, 2021

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