Is it bad that you were not seen because you would’ve had a swab test and you would not need to wonder about this. You don’t mention whether the intercourse that you had with this partner was protected or unprotected but if you could let me know, that would help me to answer your question. I think a western blot is in order it will tell you about both HSV-1 and HSV-2. With such a low HSV-2 index value, I do worry about false positive inhibition assay but your answer to my question about condom use will help me to understand this better. You do need to wait 12 weeks to get a western blot. We have a false positive inhibition asses as compared to negative western blot tests.