herpes simplex virus

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Noun1.herpes simplex virus - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes virus, herpes - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
herpes simplex 1, HS1, HSV-1, HSV-I - a herpes virus that causes oral herpes
herpes simplex 2, HS2, HSV-2, HSV-II - a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
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The pre-mixed BLEACH-RITE cleaning and disinfecting spray has a 30-sec kill time for vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) and streptococcus; 1 min for coronavirus (SARS), HIV, MRSA, hepatitis-A, herpes simplex type II, poliovirus, rotavirus, pseudomonas, salmonella, and staph; and 2 min for TB.
Earlier this week BBInternational announced that it had agreed a deal with Spanish healthcare company Biokit to distribute its Quickcards test for the herpes simplex type II virus in the US through its partner Fisher Healthcare.
Under his direction the vaccine division received the first-ever approval of an adjuvanted Influenza vaccine in Italy, successfully completed development for the first genetically engineered Pertussis vaccine and conducted clinical trials for vaccines to prevent HIV, Herpes Simplex Type II, Cytomegalovirus and NonA-NonB Hepatitis.

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