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Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Type-Specific Antibody Blood Test, IgG

A Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Type-Specific Antibody Blood Test is useful in the detection of antibodies specific to herpes type 1.

Sample Report

Test Code: 164897

Also Known As: Herpes-1, HSV Type 1-Specific Antibody, IgG, HSV-1

Methodology: Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Preparation: No special preparation required.

Test Results: 1-2 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

Sample Report

Test Code: 3636

Also Known As: Herpes-1, HSV Type 1-Specific Antibody, IgG, HSV-1

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Preparation: No special preparation required.

Test Results: 4-6 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

Description

Herpes type 1 most commonly causes sores around the mouth and lips (sometimes called fever blisters or cold sores). Herpes simplex type 1 is transmitted through oral secretions or sores on the skin. HSV-1 may cause genital herpes, but most cases of genital herpes are caused by herpes type 2.

See Also Walk-In Lab's Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2 Specific Antibodies Blood Test, IgG.  

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