HSV 2 Test (Genital Herpes Test)
We use Immunoassay (IA) testing methodology for HSV 2 test. Our doctors use an FDA-approved type-specific genital herpes test that looks for antibodies to the virus and can differentiate between HSV-1 (oral herpes) and HSV-2 (genital herpes). We just need the small amount of your blood to conduct this test.
Our FDA-approved herpes type 2 test has a sensitivity rate of 97% and a specificity of 98%.
More information about Genital Herpes Test:
Will I Need A Blood Or Urine Sample?
Only the blood sample is required for HSV 2 test.
What Will The Results Show?
Your genital herpes test will show positive or negative. If your result says positive, that means that Herpes Type 2 was detected.
Do I Need To Fast Before The Test?
No need of fasting and other preparation before HSV 2 test.
Can HSV-2 Be Cured?
No, it cannot be cured. But there are treatments available to alleviate outbreaks and other symptoms.
Should I Get Tested For HSV-2?
If you are sexually active, then HSV 2 test is highly recommended.