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HSV 1 IgG & IgM

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.

Sample Type

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

Preparation for HSV 1 IgG & IgM

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for HSV 1 IgG & IgM?

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

What Results of HSV 1 IgG & IgM mean?


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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