HSV-2 Test

The HSV-2 test checks the HSV-2 IgG blood antibody level.

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HSV-2 Test FAQ

What is an HSV-2 test?

An HSV-2 test is a blood test that checks for IgG antibodies to HSV-2.

Why is an HSV-2 test important?

The HSV-2 test screens for the type of HSV that generally causes genital herpes.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This HSV-2 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 August 1, 2022

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HSV-2 IgG Test - More Information

The HSV-2 test, also known as an HSV-2 blood test, HSV-2 IgG lab test, and a herpes simplex virus type 2 test, measures the HSV-2 IgG blood antibody level.

HSV-2 is a type of herpes virus that is typically associated with genital herpes although, in many cases, people infected with HSV-2 have no symptoms. After an HSV-2 exposure and infection, HSV-2 lab test will typically show a positive results within four weeks. This HSV-2 test is often ordered with the HSV-1 test as part of the herpes test panel.

To get an HSV-2 test near you, just order online and get tested at the Quest Diagnostics lab that you chose. Once your HSV-2 IgG lab report is ready, it will be downloadable electronically. As can be seen on the sample HSV-2 lab results above, the HSV-2 IgG antibody blood levels are reported as a number and can be compared against the reference ranges provided by the lab.

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