This test is used to detect exposure to Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) type 2 and can provide information about a possible acute infection. More specifically, the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2-Specific Antibodies, IgG test suggests previous exposure, but may not indicate that HSV is the cause of an acute illness. The Herpes Simplex Virus 1&2 IgM test indicates acute infection associate with HSV type 1 or 2.
Symptoms associated with Herpes Type 2 are small red bumps, blisters or opens sores in the genital, anal or nearby areas and/or pain or itching around genital area, buttocks or inner thighs.
Those who suspect they have been exposed to Herpes and/or are experiencing symptoms associated with the Herpes Simplex Virus.
If you have tested positive for this test, we will automatically provide you with STD counselling and a Doctor’s prescription to a pharmacy of your choice for you to get STD treatment, free of charge. This service is the starting point for you receiving your STI treatment. Please note you will have to pay for the medication at the pharmacy.
We can only offer treatment prescriptions in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
No special preparation prior to giving blood sample.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2-Specific Antibodies, IgG – TC – 3640
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.