Herpes Simplex Virus 1 Type-Specific Antibody Blood Test, IgG
The herpes simplex virus 1 type-specific antibody blood test is useful in detecting antibodies specific to herpes type 1.
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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