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Description:This specimen was taken from a penile lesion on a patient with herpes progenitalis using the Tzanck test; Mag.: low power.
Herpes progenitalis is a genital herpes infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Most individuals display no, or only minimal signs or symptoms When signs do occur, they appear as blisters on, or around the genitals or rectum.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Joe Miller
Creation Date:1975
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Links:CDC - National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Division of STD Prevention; Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs); Genital Herpes
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