Herpes caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). The virus exists as two main types, HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV testing identifies the presence of the virus in a sample from a blister, sore or fluid to diagnose an active herpes infection or testing detects antibodies in the blood to determine previous exposure to herpes.
This Test Includes
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgM
Total parameters available: 1
Parameter Names:Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgM - Serum Test
Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.
Why it is Done
To screen for and diagnose infection with a herpes simplex virus (HSV)
What is this test
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 IgM screen for or diagnose infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV)