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Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM in Greater Noida

Also known as Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 & 2 IgM Antibody test
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Blood
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Male, Female
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Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM in Greater Noida


What is Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM in Greater Noida?

A Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test helps in determining recent exposure to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 which causes herpes infection. It does so by detecting the presence of IgM antibodies (specific proteins) that are produced in response to a recently acquired infection. Early detection enables timely management and may also prevent further spread of the infection.

What does Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM measure?

The  Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test is designed to detect IgM antibodies that are produced as a body's first response to a HSV infection. IgM antibodies may take up to 10 days to develop.  Also, these antibodies are usually present in higher concentrations shortly after an infection and eventually decrease after a time period (7-10 days). Therefore, the presence of HSV-1 or HSV-2 IgM antibodies typically suggests a recent infection.

Early detection allows doctors to detect symptoms quickly and provide necessary medical interventions to individuals suffering from HSV infection, leading to better outcomes and improved quality of life.

 

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM in Greater Noida


Frequently Asked Questions about Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM in Greater Noida

Q. Why is the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test ordered?

The Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM is usually ordered when an individual experiences signs and symptoms suggestive of an HSV infection such as cold sores or genital sores. It is also performed when a person is at risk of the infection due to their lifestyle or certain medical conditions.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test?

The risks associated with the Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test are minimal and may include slight pain or bruising at the site of the needle insertion. Rarely, a person may feel lightheaded or faint during the blood sample collection.

Q. Can a person be infected with both HSV-1 and HSV-2?

Yes, it's possible for an individual to have both HSV-1 and HSV-2 infections.

Q. How common is genital herpes?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 491.5 million people aged 15-49 years were living with genital herpes as of 2016.

Q. Can I schedule an online booking for a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test in Greater Noida?

Yes, you can book a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test in Greater Noida with Tata 1mg Labs. The test can be booked easily, is affordable, and comes with an easy-to-understand report.

Q. Is home sample collection facility available for a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test in Greater Noida with Tata 1mg Labs?

Yes, home sample collection for a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test is readily available in Greater Noida. Tata 1mg Labs allows you to choose a date and time that suits your schedule for sample collection.

Q. How can I schedule a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test with Tata 1mg Labs in Greater Noida?

If you want to schedule a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test with Tata 1mg Labs in Greater Noida, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test at Tata 1mg Labs in Greater Noida?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests in Greater Noida. A Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 619.

Q. How can I get my Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test report from Tata 1mg?

The e-report of your Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test can be found on the Tata 1mg app in downloadable PDF form. This allows you to access your test results at convenience and securely share them with your healthcare provider for further consultation and guidance regarding your overall health. You can also opt for a hard copy of the reports at a minimal price.

Q. What is the estimated turnaround time for the results of a {test-name} test in Greater Noida?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quick turnaround times so you can receive the information promptly. The reports of a Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2 IgM test in Greater Noida are often provided in 48 hours.
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References

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  2. Genital Herpes Screening FAQ [Internet]. CDC; 11 Jul. 2022 [Accessed 18 Jan. 2024]. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/std/herpes/screening.htm External Link
  3. Herpes simplex virus [Internet]. WHO; 05 Apr. 2023 [Accessed 18 Jan. 2024]. Available from: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/herpes-simplex-virus External Link
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