Low Positive to Equivocal … – Westover Heights Clinic

I have heard stories of HSV “incubating” for years and years, and that I could have gotten it in college for example, but never known it until now. The probability of either herpes or NGU depends somewhat on your sexual exposures. Patient also has difficulty in urination requiring catheterization. I went and got an online test done blood and urine for everything and like I said it all came back negative, even the sphylis test, but the HSV2 was .93 equivocal. In general I have the feeling they are not really experts on that topic. They last for years!

Equivocal results :/? Raising the positive cut-off index value for HSV-2 from 1.1 to 3.5 yielded a sensitivity of 90 and a specificity of 96. I should’ve gotten that blister tested, but I was convinced it was Herpes at that point, but after some intense googling I found out that there are things called Chancroids that resemble Herpes blisters, but they are filled with pus. Chickenpox is usually a mild disease of childhood. 10/07/2015 17:27? How likely is it for the IgG test to give a false negative, especially 8 months after the initial infection which was diagnosed with a swab test, and when earlier IgG’s were equivocal?

Is it safe to assume that I did not have HSV 2 before this current relationship, and there may still be a chance that I may not have HSV 2 at present moment?. But when another outbreak happens (especially since my are so frequent), I come here for support hoping that someone else is having an up/outbreak free day and can cheer me up. Rising titers are a bit confusing to understand, but if the titer raises fourfold, the result is positive with the cause being mom fighting Lepto infection. And many people with longstanding HSV-1 or HSV-2 infection continue to produce IgM, especially when they have a new symptomatic outbreak. All samples giving an equivocal or positive IgM ELISA result are confirmed by an IFA procedure. In this process, the researchers plan to build computational models and software to incorporate biological knowledge into existing data sets.

Distinguishing between infection caused by HSV types 1 and 2, especially in patients with subclinical or unrecognized HSV infection. IV or higher..Positive- IgG antibody to HSV type 2 glycoprotein G detected. Wrestlers are more likely to contract herpes gladiatorum because they are in close contact with each other. Please let me know if I can clarify. Equivocal may suggest early infection. The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.

I was dissatisfied with her information and got my specific test results numbers from the lab. But, since I had/have symptoms does it mean I DO have herpes for sure? The labs like Igenix, that LLMDs use, is more specific with this test, so a ‘shading’ could be negative to a regular lab, whereas Igenix will state +, ++, +++ and so on for the degree of the shade that shows up. I hope your baby is healthy and well! I am taking Valtrex daily, but I just still can’t believe I am positive since I have never had a known outbreak and I shave down there daily, so you would think I would know this and never a cold sore on my lips. The doctor that discussed the results of the second test with me told me that she was not sure, that if I didn’t have any symptoms (which I don’t have and never did) probably I was a carrier or that I probably did not have it.

As bad as the IgM test is known to be, this *might* mean I just recently exposed and I haven’t controverted yet, or a false positive? They form inside your mouth on or under your tongue, inside your cheeks or lips, at the base of your gums, or on your soft palate. No symptoms for 2 months. 6 Ways To Never Get Another Cold SoreAnd 7 Ways To Clear ‘Em Up If You Already Have One. Positive indicates antibodies detected to HSV-2; coinfection  with HSV 1 cannot be excluded, without type specific testing. He has stepped out of the marriage numerous times, so really pin-pointing exact exposure times is difficult.