August 1975

Neonatal Risk Following Late Gestational Genital Herpesvirus Hominis Infection-Reply

Author Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics Harbor General Hospital 1000 W Carson St Torrance, CA 90509

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(8):985. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120450087025

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In Reply.—Dr. Amstey's comments about cytologic diagnosis of genital herpesvirus infection are appropriate and accurate. Further resolution of instant diagnosis may come from immunofluorescent microscopy of samples from lesions and the cervicovaginal outlet. Ongoing prospective study of gestational genital herpesvirus infection must continue.

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