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Component Your result Standard range Units Flag
HSV 2 IGG, EIA >5.00 <0.90 index H
HSV 1 IGG, EIA 0.10 <0.90 index
Index Values for HSV-1 and HSV-2 IgG Antibodies:
This assay is type specific and will differentiate
between HSV-1 and HSV-2 infections. A single
positive result only indicates previous immunologic
exposure and the level of antibody response may not
be used to determine active infection or disease
stage. The test should be repeated in 4-6 weeks
when negative or equivocal results are obtained in
suspected early Herpes Simplex disease.
The performance of this assay has not been
established for pediatric populations, for neonatal
screening, or for the testing of immunocompromised
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