European guideline for the management of genital herpes, 2010

Int J STD AIDS. 2011 Jan;22(1):1-10. doi: 10.1258/ijsa.2010.010278.


This is the guideline for genital herpes simplex virus (HSV) management for the IUSTI/WHO Europe, 2010. They describe the epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical features, treatment and prevention of genital HSV infection. They include details on the management of HSV in pregnancy, those who are immunocompromised and the clinical investigation and management of suspected HSV-resistant disease.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Herpes Genitalis / diagnosis*
  • Herpes Genitalis / epidemiology
  • Herpes Genitalis / prevention & control
  • Herpes Genitalis / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • Male
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / diagnosis
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / epidemiology
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / prevention & control
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / therapy