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Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2 Specific Antibodies Blood Test, IgG

A HSV Type 2 Specific Antibodies Blood Test, IgG tests for Genital herpes, a highly contagious infection that is usually spread through sex.

Sample Report

Test Code: 3640

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Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Preparation: No special preparation required.

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

Description

 

Genital herpes is a common and highly contagious infection that is usually spread through sex. This infection is usually caused by the herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) although herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1), may cause genital herpes. Genital herpes treatment includes medicines to help heal sores faster and prevent outbreaks.

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