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HSV 2 IgG & IgM

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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations
Tests Included

Overview of HSV 2 IgG & IgM

Test Description

The HSV 2 IgG and IgM tests are antibody tests to determine the presence of Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV 2) in blood. It is recommended for patients, who are suspected to have a herpes infection.

Why Get Tested


HSV 2 IgG and IgM tests are performed to diagnose an infection of the Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV 2). If herpes symptoms like blisters in genital area and viral meningitis symptoms are detected, the test may be recommended.


Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of HSV 2 IgG & IgM mean?

Interpretations

  • A positive HSV-2 IgM test indicates recent or active infection.

• A positive HSV-2 IgG test indicates previous infection.
• A significant increase in HSV 2 IgG antibodies also indicates an active or recent infection.
• Negative results indicate that no exposure to HSV occurred, or that antibodies were not yet produced.





Tests Included in HSV 2 IgG & IgM(2 tests)

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgM
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG

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