HSV 1 IgG & IgM

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Overview
Test Results & Interpretations
Tests Included

Overview of HSV 1 IgG & IgM

Test Description

The HSV 1 Antibody test for IgG and IgM is an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) performed to detect an infection of the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 to diagnose herpes.

Why Get Tested

The HSV 1 antibody test is performed when symptoms of herpes appear, including blisters in the genital area.


Precautions

  • No special preparation required

What Results of HSV 1 IgG & IgM mean?

Interpretations

Positive test result for IgM indicates an active infection or a very recent infection. A positive result for IgG indicates a previous infection.



Tests Included in HSV 1 IgG & IgM(2 tests)

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgG
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgM

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NABL

CAP

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