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.
Everyone as 80%-90% have been infected with this virus.
No special preparation prior to giving blood sample.
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.