About this resource:
Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Last Reviewed: December 2016
Workgroups: Sexually Transmitted Infections Workgroup
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against routine serologic screening for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in the general population. This recommendation applies to all adolescents and adults (including pregnant women) who don’t have symptoms of HSV.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (2016). Genital Herpes Infection: Serologic Screening. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/recommendation/genital-herpes-screening