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HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM

40% Coupon
Interpreting Results
Tests Included

Overview of HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM

What is HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM?

The HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM test is perform to diagnose or screen for the infection caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus. The strain-1 and strain-2 of Herpes Simplex Virus causes oral herpes and genital herpes respectively.

Why is HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM done?

The doctor orders the HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM test when a patient shows the symptoms of an HSV that may include-

>Oral Herpes: fever blisters or cold sores around the mouth
>Genital Herpes: small sores with itching and pain around the genital area, scabs, painful urination, pain in vagina or pinus

Preparation for HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM

The sample type collected for HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM is: Blood

Interpreting HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM results


If the HSV 1 & 2 IgM test is ruled as positive, then the patient is suffering from an active HSV infection.
If the HSV 1 & 2 IgG test results come back as positive, it means that the patient once suffered from an HSV infection.

Tests Included in HSV 1 & 2 IgG & IgM(4 tests)

  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgG
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgG
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgM
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgM

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The CLINICAL LABORATORY of Shahbazker’s Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd., Colaba is the 5th lab in Mumbai & 21st in India to be granted accreditation by NABL, and the 1st Lab in Mumbai and 2nd in India to be accredited under ISO 15189 (specific for medical Laboratories). NABL is a body under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. Its criteria are based on ISO 15189:2007.