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Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Types 1 & 2

NOTE: This test is available from either LabCorp or Quest Diagnostics. Select your preference below. Find the lab closest to you on our Lab Locator.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Types 1 & 2
Laboratory: LabCorp
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Types 1 & 2
Laboratory: Quest Diagnostics

The HSV test is used to help diagnose herpes simplex virus.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that HSV testing be considered for:1

  • People with multiple sex partners
  • People with HIV
  • Men who have sex with men at high risk for HIV.

1. Purchase Tests

Choose the test you want (be sure to pick the laboratory you want to use).

Pay by credit card or PayPal®.

You pay directly and we do not bill your insurance.

(Note: A $10 laboratory fee is added to your total when you purchase one or more blood tests.)

2. Visit a Lab

After purchasing your testing you will receive an email with your lab requisition.  Bring this form to the laboratory.

NOTE: Be sure to visit the appropriate laboratory! 

If you choose LabCorp only visit a Labcorp location. 
If you choose Quest Diagnostics only visit a Quest location!

Find Your Lab Location.

No appointment is needed, but making one can minimize your wait time. 

If you have selected the option to have an At Home Test Kit delivered to you, you will receive your test kit in the mail within 5 to 7 business days. (Not all tests are available as At Home Test Kits.)

3. Get Results

We’ll email you when your results are ready. Sign into your account to view and download your result reports.

Sample Type
Prepare For Your Test
No special prep required.
Also Known As

Herpes, HSV