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What does the herpes antibody test mean if someone is pos.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Virus in the body

If the antibody for HSV (1 or 2) is positive, it means the person was infected with the virus and the virus is in the persons nerves forever, even if there are no outward signs of an infection.
The person can pass the virus to her/his contacts even if there is no sore or rash.

In brief: Virus in the body

If the antibody for HSV (1 or 2) is positive, it means the person was infected with the virus and the virus is in the persons nerves forever, even if there are no outward signs of an infection.
The person can pass the virus to her/his contacts even if there is no sore or rash.
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