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Using a technique known as immunofluorescence, this photomicrograph of a genital smear specimen, revealed the presence of the herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), also known as genital herpes. Using monoclonal antibodies, immunofluorescence microscopy can identify the organisms with higher sensitivity than conventional microscopy.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. Craig Lyerla
Creation Date: 1977
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CDC Organization
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