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Herpes Simplex

"Herpes Simplex" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Herpes Simplex" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Herpes Simplex" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 240 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2004
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