Final Recommendation Statement: Serologic Screening for Genital Herpes Infection

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on serologic screening for genital herpes infection. The Task Force recommends against routine serologic screening for genital herpes infection in asymptomatic adolescents and adults, including those who are pregnant. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to /uspstf/recommendation/genital-herpes-screening. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the December 20 online issue of JAMA.