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Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Last Reviewed: December 2016

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against routine serologic screening for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in the general population. This recommendation applies to all adolescents and adults (including pregnant women) who don’t have symptoms of HSV.

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Genital Herpes Infection: Serologic Screening. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/genital-herpes-screening