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Western blot test result time frame

So I sent out my western blot kit on the 18th, they called me Wednesday the 20th verifying my information. I am just wondering how long it should take or if there is a way to look up my results on line?
I was told by Terri it could be 1-3 weeks and she will email me the results. Then I read that people got them within days and some go them within two weeks. I know that “myquest” diagnostics shows results and other testing companies do as well if you make a login.
Not sure if there is something for Westover heights or what ever testing facility they use.

Thank you!
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I don't know the reasoning for this, but it seems to vary from person to person, and has nothing to do with results.

I've seen people get them back within a week, and at other times, it takes 3 weeks. Unfortunately, you've still got a bit to go. :(

Let me know though.
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Thank you! I know we spoke once before and you told me I have a 85-90% chance if not having hsv since my low positives never broke the 1.6 mark. As you know, it can be a very stressful topic.. I do my best not to worry as things happen for a reason and we cannot change what the past. But just to give myself a little more clarity, could you look at the labcorp site that explains the supplemental  testing? I’m in PA and they sent my test out to reflex at labcorp and it has come back negative all three times. (Latest was 5.5 months) here the what I have found about their tests.. my most recent infectious disease doctor told me the test means I do not have it and that she spoke with the techs there. But I’m still having physical pain and just want to know why this test shows negative if I may truly have it. (I know the WB is what will determine, so just curious)

So the reflex test is done, in theory, on positive tests to confirm the results, since there are false positives on the hsv2 IgG test - we've been over that.

The good news is that yours was negative. That's a good sign.

There seems to be a lot of false positives on those, too, though. I know Terri Warren has many who've tested positive on the supplemental/reflex with LabCorp who came back negative on the Western Blot - last I saw, though I haven't looked recently - was 77, I think. They use a test called the BioKit, and it's a different type of test than the IgG, but it's not nearly as reliable as the WB.

Herpes testing just kinda sucks, if you hadn't already figured that out. I know it's so easy for me to sit here and tell you not to worry - and either way, I can tell you that. Your chances are really, really low of having it, and even if you do, I can tell you that it's not nearly as big of a deal as you think it is.

But I know you want a negative, and the waiting sucks. :(
Thank you! Just talking to someone who is experienced with this definitely  helps.
I will keep you posted. She seems to think it’ll be a negative as well. So praying and hoping it is!
You're welcome. :) Hang in there!
So it has now been two weeks in two days since they have received my test. I called in to make sure there weren’t any issues and they told me they have already reached out to Terri Warren‘s ordering doctor. I spoke with Terri and let her know what they said. She did not respond. Does this usually mean The results were positive and they are just waiting to tell me?

The lab also emailed me this “Your required paperwork was received. Please reach out to your ordering provider for additional information or results.”

I just took a higher position at work as well and the suspense is making my day extra difficult!
No, that's not what it means. It usually means that Terri is really busy or something.

If you look at her forum, she hasn't posted on it for 5 days - https://westoverheights.com/forum/

Medical professionals don't not tell you when results are positive. They are used to giving positive results, and don't delay that.

Congrats on the work promotion!! That's exciting!
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