Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
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Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test

Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test - welzo
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Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test involves the use of simple finger-prick blood test to detect a present or previous infection.

Free next-day delivery
Results within 2 days
What does it test for?
  • Herpes type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes type 2 (HSV-2)
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Herpes type 1 (HSV-1) and Herpes type 2 (HSV-2)

Herpes type 1: The Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) is a sexually transmitted infection, that can be transmitted as an oral infection or genital infection. HSV 1 is more commonly referred to as Oral Herpes. The HSV 1 infection can cause severe ulcers or blisters in the mouth causing uneasiness and discomfort.

Herpes type 2: HSV 2 is referred to as Genital Herpes. HSV 2 increases the risk of acquiring HIV infection. HSV 2 can be severe for those who have a weakened immune system.

Why take the test?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test is suitable for individuals that may be concerned about exposure to a virus causing STI. Herpes Simplex Virus is a common STI that can be either oral herpes or genital herpes. Genital herpes can cause a severe impact on the body and also, increase the chances of contracting as well as spreading HIV. This disease is spread by sexual contact with unknown persons.

Have you been feeling any of these symptoms lately?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test is suitable for the individuals experiencing one or more of the following symptoms:

1. Painful mouth blisters

2. Cold sores around the mouth

3. Genital/ Anal cuts

4. Fever, body ache on the onset of infection


67%
population below the age of 50
have contracted HSV type 1 worldwide.
13%
population between the age of 15-49
have contracted HSV type 2 infection globally.

Experts Opinion Herpes Tests

"Herpes is a common virus that can cause cold sores, skin lesions and genital ulcers. HSV 2 is normally transmitted through sexual contact, while HSV 1 is usually nothing to worry about and in many cases is picked up in childhood. There’s no current cure for herpes, but often it can be tackled using creams or tablets."


Dr Sameer Nakedar
MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert
Experts Opinion Herpes Tests

How to take a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test Test

Collecting a blood sample for your finger prick home test is straightforward. Watch the video below for more details on how to take a home blood test.

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    Pick your home test

    We have a wide range of tests to cover your health needs. Order with next day United Kingdom delivery and avoid sitting in a doctor's office or clinic. Use our quiz to find the right test for you.

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    Take your test

    Activate your test and collect your sample in the morning. Return your sample on the same day, using the prepaid shipping label provided. Samples use a simple finger prick collection method that takes around 5 minutes to complete.

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    Results within 48 hours

    You'll get verified results and insights into what the biomarkers mean. Order now to become a healthier you!

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Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test Information

Specification of Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test

  • Test name: Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test
  • Also known as & related tests:
  • Biomarkers:
  • Test tube:
  • Brand: Welzo
  • Turn around time: Approx. 24 hours
  • Lab test ranges:
  • Test Kit Marking: MHRA/UKCA
  • Location of Lab: United Kingdom

What is a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

A Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test is a home health test offered by Welzo. The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test can be taken from the comfort of your home using a finger prick sample, which is then sent back to our lab for analysis and interpretation.

What does a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test for? 

A Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test tests for the following: .

What are the benefits of a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

Checking your health through the use of Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test is an important way to track your health. Home testing offers the convenience of conducting health assessments in the comfort of your own home, while enabling quicker, more private results without the need for visiting a healthcare facility.

Can a GP review my Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

Yes, Welzo offers a GP review service for the Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test. Follow the link if you would like to have an online GP appointment with your Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test.

Are Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Tests available on the NHS?

The NHS offers Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Tests subject to eligibility requirements, consultations and local guidelines.

Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test Kit and Ordering

How can a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test be ordered?

A Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test can be ordered online through Welzo's secure checkout. Select the Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test and add the patient's name and details, then checkout for next-day delivery.

What is included in the Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test test kit?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test contains the following items in the test kit:

  • 1 x UN3373 Test Kit for Biological Substances Category B (test kit design may vary from images displayed online depending on the test selected.
  • 1 x Free Return Label 
  • 1 x Finger Prick Lancet / Urine Sample Pouch or Swab (depending on the test ordered)
  • 1 x Cleansing Wipe/ Alcohol Swab

Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test Biomarkers and Results

What biomarkers are tested for in a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test checks for the following biomarkers:

What are the results ranges for a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test reference ranges vary based on age, sex, population sample and numeric test result ranges. However, once you complete your tests, you will receive clear reference ranges for your Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test.

What is a normal test range for Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test range will be provided on the advanced Welzo reporting panel which will factor in multiple aspects such as age, population size comparison and biological sex.

Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test Procedure and Timing

When should a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test be taken?

It is best to take a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test first thing in the morning.

How long does a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test take?

The typical turnaround for a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test is 24 hours from receipt at the Welzo laboratory, Monday to Thursday. However, results may come back faster or slower depending on how busy the Welzo laboratory is and if you have requested any biomarkers that take longer to test for. In this case, results can take up to 5 days.

Are there any special preparations required before taking the Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test (e.g., fasting)?

We will let you know via email if there are any special requirements for the Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test. However, typically we recommend you take a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test first thing in the morning, fasted.

What is the best time to post my Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

The best time to return your Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test sample is Monday to Thursday, before 14:00 to ensure the product arrives at our lab on time for same-day analysis.

What sample is required for a Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test?

The Herpes Simplex 1 and 2 Blood Test requires a capillary blood sample using a that is collected from a finger-prick blood sample.

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Skye Fillingim

The herpes simplex 1 and 2 blood test was a straightforward and efficient process. The results were delivered promptly and were easy to understand. Overall, a hassle-free experience that I would recommend for anyone seeking clarity on their health status.