HHV-6 Test

The HHV-6 test measures the Herpes 6 IgG and IgM antibody levels.

HHV-6 Test FAQ

What is the Herpes 6 Antibodies test?

The Herpes 6 Antibodies test, also known as the HHV-6 test, measures the blood levels of Herpesvirus 6 IgG and IgM antibodies.

Why is the Herpes 6 Antibodies test important?

HHV-6 is a a virus that can cause a specific type of illness in patients who have a normal immune system. It is not typically thought of as an STI.

Is there anything else I should know about the Herpes 6 Antibodies test?

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This HHV-6 Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on November 13, 2017

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HHV 6 Blood Test - More Information

The herpes 6 antibodies test, also known as an HHV-6 lab test, measures the HHV-6 IgG and IgM blood antibody levels.

HHV-6 is a unique herpes virus that causes an illness that typically lasts for a short period of time in healthy people. In people with weak immune systems, herpesvirus 6 can cause fevers and neurological problems.

To get an HHV-6 test near you, order online and get tested at the Quest Diagnostics lab location that you chose. Once your HHV-6 blood test results are ready, you will be able to download them electronically. Please note that this HHV-6 blood test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics and has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

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