herpes simplex 1

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Related to herpes simplex 1: herpes simplex 2, HSv-1, Human herpesvirus 1
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Noun1.herpes simplex 1 - a herpes virus that causes oral herpes
herpes simplex virus, herpes simplex - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
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Moreover, it can differentiate between herpes simplex 1 and herpes simplex 2.
The suppressive therapy is also likely to work against herpes simplex 1, the form of herpes that shows up as cold sores, says Fife.
Unpublished findings from this study indicate that famciclovir may also work against herpes simplex 1, the virus that causes cold sores, says study coauthor Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, a clinical virologist at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa.