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What Does A 5 Mean On A Ig G Test
Diagnosed with herpes in 5/2012. I got the IgG test done 5 months later 10/2012. It came back negative. What does this mean? Is there a better test?
What does a 9.9 on a herpes IGG test mean? That number is higher than other results posted in forums so I wanted to see if that is a normal result.
Depends on test: There are several HSV IgG antibody tests, with different numbers for positive results. The most common is HerpeSelect®, for which 9.9 is strongly positive. For other tests this may be negative. If you have the lab report, it should show numbers for negative, indeterminate, and positive, separately for HSV1 and HSV2. Or contact and discuss with the doctor or lab where test was done. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a herpes 6 - IgG test done and my results said it was high I was just wondering what this means and what the test is for? I was 15 when tested
Depends: Different labs have different levels of what "normal" is. In the lab i use, this value of 6 would be normal. ...Read more
I'm currently 25 years old.My rubella-igg test result is 390mm/iu.What does it mean, what should I do?
I just had a HSV 2 IgG test at 3.1 months and it was negative. Does that mean I am negative for HSV 2 and do not have it?
What does it mean when I have an index value of 20.9 for a herpes i, ii, and IgG test? Lab results
Old infection: I do not know the reference value of the lab that did the test but i assume this is higher than normal and is interpreted as reactive. It means at one point in your life, you have been exposed to both varieties of hepres -i generally responsible for 'cold sores' and ii, generally responsible for genital lesions. However with diverse sexual practicess, they are becoming more interchangeable. ...Read more
If you have trace levels of herpes antibodies on a IgG test, what does that mean? Does that mean you're infected with it? Can you transmit it?
Yes and yes: Igg antibodies are consistent with previous infection. Since your body never 'clears' the herpes virus once infected with it, one you have it, it is always present in your body (regardless of whether or not you have active symptoms.) you can transmit it. You are more likely to do so when you have an outbreak, but you are capable of transmitting even without active symptoms. ...Read more
My husbnd has Herpes Simplex type 1. IgG test Result 9.27.I have delivered baby very recently. Will the virus attack my baby? Does it mean no sex life
Likely none of these: Almost all adult have been infected with herpes type 1. It usually causes cold sores, though it can cause genital infection and other serious infections also. You are in all likelihood already infected and it should not interfere with your sex life. Consult you baby's doctor if there are any issues about the baby. ...Read more
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