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The "index value" (also called the "signal-to-cutoff ratio") is a technical term having to do with how this type of HIV-antibody test is conducted.
Values less than 0.90, are definitively negative.
Values between 0.9 and 1.0 would be equivocal or borderline.
And values above 1.0 would be preliminarily positive. These preliminarily positive (or provisionally reactive) tests require a confirmatory test before someone is told they are HIV positive
does your index value say you are preliminary positive or equivocal?
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right herpes type 1 and 2 virus.
there still should be an explanation of what the index results mean.
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that is not the complete blood tests results.
you need to ask your doctor to get the complete blood results from the herpes blood antibody test results.
it represents the "signal-to-cutoff ratio" and the likelihood you could have herpes virus.
but you need the full test results for antibody IgG and IgM levels for both HSV1 and HSV2
the full report will show this
you could have herpes type 1 virus which causes cold sores in your mouth and fever blisters.
and this could cause a index level of 12.5 for herpes type 1 virus.