Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 (IgG) Test, Type-Specific Antibodies
Herpes Simplex Test screens for exposure to Herpes, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can cause painful sores around the mouth (Type 1) and genitals (type 2) and can be transmitted to other people through sexual contact.
Herpes is one of the most common STD’s and testing might be useful for anyone who is sexually active with multiple partners.
After symptoms are present for a period of time, they often disappear spontaneously.
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: