Also known:

HSV-1, HSV-2, HHV1; HHV2; VHS; genital herpes, oral herpes, cold sores

systematic name:

Herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2


What sample is required?

The determination is made from a venous blood sample.

Is some kind of prior preparation necessary?

For this test you do not need any special preparation.

Why do the analysis?

To screen or diagnose chlamydia infection.

When to do the analysis?

When symptoms of a herpes simplex virus infection occur, such as vesicles or blisters around the genital area or signs and/or symptoms of viral meningitis; if there are certain risk factors.

How do I get the analisys proves?

The determination is made from a venous blood sample or from a smear or scraping of a vesicle or ulcer from the infected area with a swab; in meningitis or encephalitis, a sample of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).

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