Originally Posted by lady30
I guess my fear is....I really do not understand the test. I mean like I asked before...are antibodies present in the mouth of all infected people no matter at what stage they are in of infection? .
that is correct
those antibodies are produced the moment you get infected
they will reproduce to a detectable level in a matter of days
up to a couple of weeks at most for most people...
the oral tests are very sensitive and accurate
enough where you should not have any doubts about them.