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What does the result of 1.07 equivocal for the blood test herpes simplex virus 1 igg, type specific antibody (herpeselect) mean? does this mean positive? can this be passed to someone else? result say0.9-1.09 is equivocal. thank you so much doctors?

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Dr. Cheryl BryantBruce answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

An equivocal result of 1.07 means that you might or might not have Herpes Simplex Virus. Since it is at the upper end of the equivocal range, it is more likely to be a positive, but it does warrant a retest if possible.

Answered 9/30/2021



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