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January 25, 2015 at 6:21 pm #3255
About 56% of people between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with HSV 2 in the US. Also, the ELISA test that is used for screening testing for herpes simplex misses 1-2 out of 10 infections with HSV 1. It is not as good as the HSV 2 test that picks up 97% of infections if the waiting time from exposure to testing is observed (12-16 weeks).
I know you are worried right now, but I believe this worry will pass if you give it some time.
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