How is the prevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) distributed among different racial groups in the US?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Folusakin O Ayoade, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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A national health survey conducted in the United States revealed a seroprevalence of HSV-2 antibodies in 45% of blacks, 22% of Mexican-Americans, and 17% of whites. [4]

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