Last updated on February 2019

Identification of Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Shedding in the Female Genital Tract of Pregnant and Nonpregnant Women by GeneXpert PCR Routine PCR and Culture

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Simplexvirus
  • Age: Between 19 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Female

Inclusion Criteria:Signed Informed Consent from woman

19 years of age

  • Female gender
  • In active labor with a viable fetus, OR non-pregnant and being evaluated in STI clinics for herpetic genital lesions

Exclusion Criteria:For women in active labor, active herpetic lesions in the genital region

  • Receipt of acyclovir, valacyclovir, or famciclovir within the previous 14 days
  • Known HIV infection

Recruitment Status: Open

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