Herpes Simplex Type 1 and 2 (Blood test - no symptoms)

Clinic Test


A blood test for Herpes Simplex virus types 1 and 2. This test will tell you if you have herpes when you do not have any symptoms

Incubation Period:
28 Days
Collection Method(s):
Blood sample
Test Turnaround Time:

Tests For

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How It Works

Book Your Test
Step 1Book Your Test

You can book your appointment online, by telephone or webchat

Attend The Clinic
Step 2Attend The Clinic

Attend your appointment and have your samples taken by our friendly team.

Receive your Results Securely
Step 3Receive your Results Securely

We will notify you when your results are available. You can retrieve them via your secure online portal.

Follow-up Treatment
Step 4Follow-up Treatment

We can help you with any treatment or referral you may need.

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Product Information

Three Reasons to Choose this Herpes Test

  • This Better2Know herpes blood test will tell you if you have Herpes 1,2, neither or both. You do not need to have symptoms to take this test
  • This test is designed for anyone who thinks that they might have the Herpes Simplex Virus
  • The test detects The Herpes IgG antibodies, or immune proteins, that your body produces in response to a viral infection, shown after the incubation period of 4-6 weeks

How do I book my appointment?

You can book your appointment by clicking the ”Book Your Appointment” button at the top of the page. Choose a clinic, date, and time that works for you.

What can I expect at my appointment?

The blood test will take around 10 minutes. The test will be administered by a qualified medical professional at our clinic.

What happens to my sample?

Once your blood sample has been taken, it will be sent to our accredited laboratory for analysis. Results for this test take from two working days after the sample is received by the laboratory.

How will I receive my results?

Your results will be uploaded to your secure online Patient Area once they are ready. Results are uploaded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will be notified when your results are ready by your choice of telephone call, email, or SMS.

What if I test positive?

Should you test positive for Herpes, your Better2Know doctor can help. While there is no cure for Herpes, many people find that outbreaks decrease in severity and have a longer time in between with time. Any symptoms can be helped with medication.

Still Have Questions?

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