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I was tested twice for HSV. IGG was negitive for both 1 & 2 and IGM was a low positive both times. 1.52 & 1.90. My exposures happened in October. I just ordered a western blot test that will arrive next week. Before I go pay $280 for the test I was considering getting the herpeselect test re done since my insurance covers the cost. Does this sound like a waste of time?
Prior IGG tests were done with herpeselect. Back in November of 2013 was my first test. October was when I had been with someone who tested positive for HSV2 by a swab on his finger. That was the first and only place he had ever had an outbreak.
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