Herpes 1 & 2
The herpes virus is caused by oral contact with the virus, usually in childhood.
There are two types of herpes –
- Simplex Virus 1, the more common of the two, is known as Oral Herpes and causes sores to develop around the lips and mouth (oral herpes)
- Simplex Virus 2 is known as Genital Herpes and is caused by having sex with an infected person
- The Herpes Simplex Virus I/II test measures the body’s immune response to the virus with exceptional accuracy
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 & 2