herpes simplex virus


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herpes simplex virus

[¦hər‚pēz ′sim‚pleks ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
Either of two types of subgroup A herpesviruses that are specific for humans; given the binomial designation Herpesvirus hominis.
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Pena KC, Adelson ME, Mordechai E, Blah JA (2010) Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 in Women; Detection in Cervicovaginal Specimens from Gynecological Practices in the United States.
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Herpes simplex virus type 1 generally causes sores in the mouth and lips, although it increasingly has been found to cause genital disease, Belshe explained There currently is no cure or approved vaccine to prevent genital herpes infection, which affects about 25 percent of women in the United States and is one of the most common communicable diseases and, once inside the body, remains there permanently, Belshe said.
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