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Is there any facility to confirm HSV 2 in india like glycoprotin test i got ELISA negtiv 2times and once IgG positiv please tell me laboratry name plz?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: HSV 2

You cannot differentiate between hsv types 1 and 2 using antibody testing because of the high frequency of cross-reactivity.
The only sure way to do this is to isolate the virus from active lesions and test the virus for serotypes. This is fairly sophisticated, but imagine most large medical schools in india may have a lab that can do this.

In brief: HSV 2

You cannot differentiate between hsv types 1 and 2 using antibody testing because of the high frequency of cross-reactivity.
The only sure way to do this is to isolate the virus from active lesions and test the virus for serotypes. This is fairly sophisticated, but imagine most large medical schools in india may have a lab that can do this.
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