I got lab results: herpes simplex 1 IgG 29.4, herpes simplex 2 IgG 13.7 both positive, but herpes simplex 1 & 2 ivm negative <0.5 what does this mean?
Old infection . This means you have both types of herpes and that they are old infections. Because your igm is negative we know you acquired these longer than six weeks ago.
It isn't. These viruses are very similar except that type i usually infects around the mouth and type ii around the genitalia. Read more...