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HerpeSelect® Herpes Type 1 Test

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About Our HerpeSelect® Herpes Type 1 Test

Note: Fasting is not required for this test.

This HerpeSelect® test looks for the specific antibodies that fight the herpes simplex 1 virus (HSV-1) in your blood.

Herpes Simplex Virus 1 is a common incurable sexually transmitted disease (STD). HSV-1 typically causes oral herpes, but can also cause genital cases of herpes if the genitals are the area the virus is exposed to. This blood test looks for Immunoglobulin G (IgG), the most abundant type of antibody to HSV-1. IgG is found in all body fluids and protects against bacterial and viral infections.

This HerpeSelect® test is used to confirm or rule out possible infection with herpes simplex type 1 virus. Once infected by HSV-1, it is possible for a patient to shed virus without the development of lesions (asymptomatic shedding). This HerpeSelect® test looks for the specific antibodies that fight the herpes-1 virus (HSV-1) in your blood.


Oral herpes (HSV-1) symptoms include:

          Most Common

                  Pain/Tingling/Burning/Itching at infection site

                   Cold Sores/Fever Blisters

          Less Common

                   Bumps/Pimple-like lesions

                   Sores inside mouth/throat/nose

                   Swollen lympnodes

                   Swollen/bleeding gums

                   Fever/Tiredness/Muscle Aches/Irritability

                                                                           

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2019-03-12 - Written by HealthLabs Editorial Team.


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