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49. It has no value for diagnosing chronic Lyme. If you see a line, your test results will be valid. Clin. Sex Transm Dis 1999; 26: 329–334. Your situation reactive ELISA, indeterminate Western Blot during or after pregnancy is not uncommon. THE INDIVIDUAL TEST THAT IT HAS ALL OF THEM SAID ABSENT EXCEPT FOR P24 AND IT SAID ABNORMAL OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT.

Salivary testosterone levels have been associated with increased aggressive behavior and also with athletic activities [58]. I’ve also read that having HSV1, makes it harder to acquire HSV2. That would bring us to the 4 month mark. Have or have had, herpes or hepatitis can produce a positive result, because for hepatitis B vaccination before pregnancy and pregnancy can, they can also cause a positive reaction. Hepatitis B virus can be caught from unprotected sex, including anal and oral sex, and also from sharing needles to inject street drugs. The diagnosis of genital herpes infection is a cause of consternation for many people. In very rare cases, women with genital herpes can transmit the virus to the baby if the mother has HSV in the birth canal during delivery.


If this website has helped you in any way, then please support our work with a donation of any size by clicking here. We hope you will participate in our study both for your own information and for information about the accuracy of these tests to help others in the future. Both Terri and Dr. Frequency distributions of selected demographic and behavioral measures were computed using SPSS. Testing for STDs can be a scary and sensitive subjec. You can call Focus Technologies toll-free at 1-800-445-4032 to find the name of a lab in your area, or visit Focus Technologies online. Thus, each ABVIC Test can compare the efficiency with which a patient’s antibodies bind to (1) uninfected background control cells versus (2) HSV-1+ cells versus (3) HSV-2+ cells.

A recent publication (19) in The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, as part of the Canadian STI best practice laboratory guidelines series, has addressed the laboratory diagnosis of HSV infections. It just means that the man i love (who stupidly did not know his staus ever in the past) is married to someone else, and will never be truely mine. To study the risk factors for acquisition of HSV in women, we tested a cohort over time for HSV-1 and HSV-2 antibodies by gG type-specific ELISAs (Focus Technologies). Around the first week of March 2015, I noticed some redness on my shaft, although this was in a different location than the first sore I saw. This cross-reactivity results in antibodies that react with almost equal efficiency to both HSV subtypes regardless of whether an HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection has triggered the response [6, 7]. I asked her what she will do if both tests come back Negative, and she said she is not sure, but she does hope that the press hears about Resolve so that others can be cured. The various proteins used in HIV Western Blot tests are arranged into bands that are divided into three sections.

I have a blood test done for HIV, and both types of Herpes. Having or having had herpes or hepatitis may produce a positive test, as can vaccination for hepatitis B. HSV antibody test results usually take 2-3 working days in most cases. So my understanding is I have HSV2 (somewhere), but I have not had any conclusive outbreaks, so not sure where it is. In our opinion, the use of any of these tests to supplement or replace virologic testing of patients with genital herpes would produce confusion rather than clarity. This test can tell you which type of herpes you have, whether HSV1 or HSV2 (either can show up on either the lips or genitalia, but 1 prefers oral and 2 prefers the genitals). It sounds to me like you can trust your test results, especially with two tests returning the same results and you’re well past the minimum time period to get accurate results.

So his result .107 indicated “equivocal”. The Zeus test was positive for HSV-1 antibody in only 3 (19%) of 16 patients with HSV-1. The timing of having your most recent test drawn at 18.5 weeks is right. As such, the concern for false positive diagnoses is high confirmatory testing is routine for other viral serologies such as HIV and hepatitis C. Most of these people, however, don’t have obvious symptoms and wouldn’t know they were carriers without blood tests. I really hope that will fix the issue, but I am still frightened it could be herpes. Feeling like a sore in my inner throat(deep inside) because of some discomfort.Tingling sense on the tongue(may be due to some cuts on the tongues).