HSV 2 Test

The HSV 2 test checks the level of HSV 2 IgG blood antibodies.

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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 tests for the type of HSV that generally causes genital herpes.

If someone is infected, how long after an exposure will a positive HSV 2 test result show up?

In the setting of an infection, this HSV 2 test is typically positive approximately 25 days after the exposure.

What I don't have any HSV 2 symptoms?

An HSV 2 test can be positive and identify an infection even in the absence of symptoms.

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 October 30, 2017

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HSV 2 IgG Test - More Information

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

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. This HSV 2 test is often ordered with the HSV-1 test as part of the herpes test panel.

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