Used to detect the herpes simplex virus (HPV).
Long Description: The herpes HSV test will detect genital and non-genital herpes infections. The test is commonly run when an individual has been exposed to another with the virus or when infections or sores show up that a physician may suspect to be herpes related. Testing is also commonly used if other STD’s are present in the individual.
Recommended with Herpes HSV 1/2 (IgG), Type-Specific Antibodies
Is Fasting Required? No
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