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IgM antibodies positive

I had a herpes blood test using the herpeselect and it came back negative for herpes type 1 and 2 but said I was positive for herpes IgM antibodies at a 2.01 level. I talked to a doctor who said that IgM antibodies aren't supposed to be used because they're unreliable but I am still confused. What does this mean??
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I'm not the "numbers" person around these parts, but post the numbers from the Herpeselect and somebody should be moseying along to help you with them. The doc was right - the IgM test is unreliable (unless you're an infant). :o)
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Your igm results are completely irrevelant as waring already pointed out.

the numbers person
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