OraRisk ® HSV test is an accurate, sensitive and easy way to diagnose herpes simplex virus outbreaks involving the oropharynx. HSV infections are very common, yet can often be mistaken for other causes of oral vesicles, ulcers and other forms of painful oral and pharyngeal lesions. This test, offered as a simple oral rinse or a site-directed swab, helps make the correct diagnosis.
Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD). It is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) or herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Most people who have HSV-1 or HSV-2 don’t have symptoms.