Saying there is zero risk from bikini waxing (or from a massage, or from a toilet seat or shared towel, and so on) is impossible. I can imagine a scenario in which it might occur: waxer has oral herpes, contaminates hand with saliva, and immediately--with a substantial amount of wet saliva still on fingers--pulls off the wax and then uses the wet finger to massages the quivering, reddened, crying-in-pain skin (how can you DO that?? ;-). Bingo, herpes.
But DOES it happen? Your odds of winning the lottery are better. In 30 years in this business, have never seen a case of genital herpes in an adult that wasn't explainable by sex. Expect common sense hygiene from anybody performing a personal service with physical contact with your body. Otherwise, don't lose sleep over it.
The HerpeSelect test takes a day to run. Allowing for transport of the specimen to the lab, running the test, and getting the report back to your provider's office, results usually are available in 2-5 working days.
Good luck-- HHH, MD
Is there a non-sexual type of herpes? If someone has been diagnosed with herpes - do you assume it's from sexual contact.