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

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$49.50 $33.00

Total reviews 261


  • Tests Included: 1

  • Est. 4-6 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type: Blood

  • Quest Diagnostics Location

Herpes is a common viral infection that is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). The virus exists in two forms namely Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2). The Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (also known as oral herpes) Blood Test is used to determine the presence of Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 infection. It detects antibodies against Herpes Simplex Virus type 1. This test is recommended for those considered high risk for the disease and who suffer from symptoms of Herpes such as...

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  • Tests Included: 1

  • Est. 4-6 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type: Blood

  • Quest Diagnostics Location

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Herpes is a common viral infection that is caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). The virus exists in two forms namely Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes Simplex Virus type 2 (HSV-2). The Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (also known as oral herpes) Blood Test is used to determine the presence of Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 infection. It detects antibodies against Herpes Simplex Virus type 1. This test is recommended for those considered high risk for the disease and who suffer from symptoms of Herpes such as genital itching, painful urination, and blisters in the mouth or genitals. HSV-1 is usually transmitted through oral secretions or sores on the skin, and can be spread through kissing or sharing drinking glasses, utensils, toothbrush etc. with a person who has an HSV infection.

The test is used to determine previous exposure to the virus.

 

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (IgG), Type-Specific Antibody

  • Test Code: 3636
  • CPT Code: 86695
  • Alternate Name: Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (IgG), Type-Specific Antibody Blood Test
  • Test Instructions : --

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
  • Results In: 4-6

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Index Interpretation
<0.90 Negative
0.90-1.09 Equivocal
>1.09 Positive
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