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HSV 1 IgG & IgM

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Interpreting Results
Tests Included

Overview of HSV 1 IgG & IgM

What is HSV 1 IgG & IgM?

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 is HSV 1 IgG & IgM done?

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

Preparation for HSV 1 IgG & IgM

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for HSV 1 IgG & IgM

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

Interpreting HSV 1 IgG & IgM results


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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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.

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