Herpes simplex and herpes zoster viruses

Herpes simplex and herpes zoster viruses 1

A herpesvirus, morphologically identical to herpes simplex virus, that causes varicella (chickenpox) and herpes zoster in man; varicella results from a primary infection with the virus; herpes zoster results from secondary invasion by the same virus or by reactivation of infection which in many instances has been latent for many years.

Herpes simplex and herpes zoster viruses 2

Herpes Zoster Virus

Diagnosis of herpes simplex can be established by: 3

Herpes Zoster Virus