Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection: US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement.


Importance Genital herpes is a prevalent sexually transmitted infection in the United States, occurring in almost 1 in 6 persons aged 14 to 49 years. Infection is caused by 2 subtypes of the herpes simplex virus (HSV), HSV-1 and HSV-2. Antiviral medications may provide symptomatic relief from outbreaks but do not cure HSV infection. Neonatal herpes… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2016.16776


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