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Tools for the Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2: Systematic Review of Studies Published Between 2012 and 2018

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Background: Herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 and HSV-2 are common infections affecting the global population, with HSV-1 estimated to affect 67% of the global population. HSV can have rare but severe manifestations, such as encephalitis and neonatal herpes, necessitating the use of reliable and accurate diagnostic tools for the detection of the viruses. Currently used HSV diagnostic tools require highly specialized skills and availability of a laboratory setting but may lack s...

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Peer reviewed
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10.2196/14216

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Alturkistani, A More by this author
Brindley, D More by this author
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Publisher:
JMIR Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
JMIR Public Health and Surveillance Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
2
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Article: e14216
Publication date:
2019-05-23
Acceptance date:
2019-04-26
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ISSN:
2369-2960
Pubs id:
pubs:994712
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uri:67bb6b7b-4de0-4dc4-8a69-a17b06d116a9
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uuid:67bb6b7b-4de0-4dc4-8a69-a17b06d116a9
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pubs:994712

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