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Human Herpes Virus Type 6 Blood Test


* This is not a home test kit. You will need to visit a local lab for testing.


This test detects IgM specific antibodies against Human Herpes Virus Type 6 in human serum. IgM specific antibodies typically appear 3 to 10 days following infection. The antibodies are usually cleared from the individual within 3 months.

HHV-6 infects nearly all people before the age of two and remains dormant until later in adulthood, when it may become reactive. Symptoms may include upper respiratory tract infection, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and thyroid dysfunction.

Recommended For:

Everyone as 80%-90% have been infected with this virus.

Special Notes:

No special preparation prior to giving blood sample.

Tests Included:

Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time PCR (16001)
Human Herpes Virus 6 by PCR (138479)

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.

  • Step 1 - Order Your Test

    Create an account, choose your tests, checkout securely, generate your lab order.

  • Step 2 - Generate & Print Out Lab Order

    Our physician network will approve your order within 2-4hrs. Some lab orders can take 24 hours for approval.

  • Step 3 - Visit the Lab

    The test price decides which lab you will visit: Quest or Labcorp. Find a location in your area.

  • Step 4 - Get Your Results

    Results can be provided in as little as 24-48 hrs. For more complex tests, please contact us for turn around times.


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