Screening for Genital Herpes
- Multiple sex partners
- HIV infection
- Past history of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Men who have sex with men who are at high risk of HIV infection
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- Reviewer: David Horn, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 10/17/2014 -
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