This test is used for the diagnosis of herpes infection. It is used to determine the presence of IgG antibodies in the blood that are produced against HSV Type 1 and Type 2. This disease is characterized by the presence of lesion son the skin, however, asymptotic cases are also present. Most patients become carriers of the disease and can shed and spread virus to others. This test is recommended for people being at high risk of developing this disease like, people who are sexually active, have HIV, and have previous infection with HSV and patients with organ transplant.
LabEspy recommends Lab Testing API, Save On Labs, Health Testing Centers for this test.