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A 23-year-old male asked:

3 weeks passed since the herpes-like genital outbreak. igg for hsv-1&2 was (-) on the day of outbreak. is 3 weeks enough time for an accurate test?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
6 weeks better: Convalescent blood titers are typically done about 6 weeks after the initial blood test.

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Last updated Jun 22, 2017

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