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What is herpes simplex type 1 from?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: DNA virus

Hs type 1 is produced by a dna virus that commonly passes in the oral secretions or from direct contact with the skin.
It is most commonly identified in "cold sores" which are actually a reactivation of a previous hs1 infection.

In brief: DNA virus

Hs type 1 is produced by a dna virus that commonly passes in the oral secretions or from direct contact with the skin.
It is most commonly identified in "cold sores" which are actually a reactivation of a previous hs1 infection.
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