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What is the scientific name of the organism that causes herpes?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Cause of herpes is

Can be type one (usually mouth/lips) or type two (usually genital). There is also herpes zoster, the cause of shingles (the same virus that causes chickenpox). There are other members of the herpesvirus family: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/human-herpes-viruses.Htm.

In brief: Cause of herpes is

Can be type one (usually mouth/lips) or type two (usually genital). There is also herpes zoster, the cause of shingles (the same virus that causes chickenpox). There are other members of the herpesvirus family: http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/human-herpes-viruses.Htm.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
General Practice
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In brief: Herpes

Herpes genitalis/labialis.
..A virus.

In brief: Herpes

Herpes genitalis/labialis.
..A virus.
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Herpes

These viruses are double stranded dna viruses that are enveloped in a protein.

In brief: Herpes

These viruses are double stranded dna viruses that are enveloped in a protein.
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