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Rapid Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus Infections with Fluorescent Antibody

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Science  06 Mar 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3349, pp. 640-641
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3349.640

Abstract

A fluorescent microscopy technique is described which may prove useful in differentiating clinically similar lesions into lesions of herpes simplex virus etiology and nonherpetic lesions. Herpes simplex virus was isolated from the specimens which yielded positive fluorescence, and no virus was isolated from the specimens which yielded no fluorescence.