herpes simplex virus

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Related to Herpes simplex virus 1: HPV, HSv-1, Cold sores, Human herpesvirus 1, Hsv2
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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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System from Quest Diagnostics' products business is first FDA-cleared Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 test that uses genital swab or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimen collection
Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), which causes cold sores, uses a short, double-stranded RNA to outwit a cell's defensive measures.
provide an overview of the potential role of the immune system in the latency of the alphaherpesvirus, herpes simplex virus 1.

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