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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Meningitidis, Herpes simplex virus-1 and herpes simplex virus-2, Enterovirus, Varicella zoster virus, Parechovirus, Hhv-6, Cmv, Ebv, S.
Persistent genital herpes simplex virus-2 shedding years following the first clinical episode.
Infections with herpes simplex virus-1 (most commonly orolabial) and herpes simplex virus-2 (usually genital) (HSV 1 and HSV-2) infections are typically responsive to acyclovir or its prodrugs.

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