The most common type of genital herpes is caused by HSV-2 (Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type II). Symptoms include blisters around the genitals or rectum, although some individuals may not display symptoms at all. Genital herpes STD blood testing can help uncover and identify this disease in your system.
The HSV Type II IgG test is appropriate for exposure at least 4 weeks prior to testing. Positive results may require further evaluation by your physician.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Type 2-Specific Antibodies, IgG With Reflex to Supplemental Testing on positive
No fasting required.
Estimated turnaround for results is 3 business days. If confirmation testing is required, the estimated time may be extended.