Should primary care clinicians screen asymptomatic adolescents and adults, including pregnant persons, for genital herpes simplex virus infection?
The US Preventive Services Task Force continues to conclude with moderate certainty that the harms outweigh the benefits for population-based screening for genital HSV infection in asymptomatic adolescents and adults, including pregnant persons (D recommendation). This updated review is consistent with the 2016 USPSTF recommendation. 2c
Plan de l'etude: Practice guideline
Cadre: Various (guideline)
David C. Slawson, MD
Professor and Vice Chair of Family Medicine for Education and Scholarship
Professor of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill