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What are the findings from the report? What does it mean?

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Lab results:
Herpes simplex IgM, 0.27. HSV specific A elevated at 8.80. HSV 2, IgG type specific 0.10.
Can you please tell me what this means?
Posted Fri, 6 Sep 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 44 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query on XXXXXXX

You query states the following findings

Herpes simplex IgM OF 0.27 - This is normal.

HSV specific ab elevated at 8.8 - This is elevated. Here I am not sure which type of antibody or HSV type you are referring to. If you can upload the reports, I will be better able to help you.

HSV type 2 IgG 0.1 - This is normal. This means that an old or past infection with HSV type 2 can be ruled out.

Waiting for your reply.


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