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A 34-year-old female asked:

Hi, can you please advise if this exam that i had last year tested for herpes? it was listed as ana quantitative, elisa method -- igg rnp/sm, <1.0 neg

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No: The test was not for herpes. The result is for an auto-antibody, unrelated to herpes.
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: Your exam did not test for herpes, but for autoimmune diseases in general. Hope it helps.
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