Human Herpes Virus Type 6 Blood Test


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This test detects IgM specific antibodies against Human Herpes Virus Type 6 in human serum. IgM specific antibodies typically appear 3 to 10 days following infection. The antibodies are usually cleared from the individual within 3 months.

HHV-6 infects nearly all people before the age of two and remains dormant until later in adulthood, when it may become reactive. Symptoms may include upper respiratory tract infection, abdominal discomfort, fatigue and thyroid dysfunction.

Recommended For:
Everyone as 80%-90% have been infected with this virus.

Special Notes:
No special preparation prior to giving blood sample.

Tests Included:
Human Herpes Virus 6 by PCR – TC – 16001

Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.