HSV 1 IgG & IgM in Greater Noida
Understanding HSV 1 IgG & IgM in Greater Noida
What is HSV 1 IgG & IgM in Greater Noida?
HSV 1 IgG & IgM test detects the presence of IgG and IgM antibodies against Herpes Simplex Virus-1 (HSV-1) that causes oral herpes infection. It shows symptoms such as cold sores and blisters near the mouth or on the face and is transmitted via contact with sores, saliva or surfaces in or around the mouth. This test may help check a recent or past herpes infection. HSV-1 IgM antibodies are the first ones to appear after getting infected and may last a few months. However, HSV-1 IgG antibodies appear later but can be detected throughout life. Herpes can be avoided by refraining from physical contact with someone who is infected with herpes infection especially kissing.