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HSV 2 IgG & IgM

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Overview of HSV 2 IgG & IgM

What is HSV 2 IgG & IgM?

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 is HSV 2 IgG & IgM done?

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.

Preparation for HSV 2 IgG & IgM

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for HSV 2 IgG & IgM

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

Interpreting HSV 2 IgG & IgM results


  • 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 IgG
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 2 IgM

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About Shahbazker's Diagnostics Pvt Ltd

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.