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9 WEEKS?

is 9 weeks sufficent for a type specifc herpes test after genital appostion).. i did have some symptoms but was negative at 9 weeks.. any input greatly appreciated
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About 75% of folks have seroconverted by that time. It's not likely you have herpes but it's best to repeat the test in another month or two to be sure.

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is it really only 75% at 9 weeks? i took a biokit rapid test, and according to "Ability of a Rapid Serology Test To Detect Seroconversion to Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Glycoprotein G Soon after Infection", "the POCkit-HSV-2 test detects seroconversion within 4 weeks of presentation of 80% of patients with HSV-2 episodes"... my exposure was apposition, and it might have been mostly clothed... i should be ok then right?
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