STI Expert Hour Webinar: Herpes Simplex Virus Infections – It’s Complicated

May 2, 2022

Presented by: Christine Johnston, MD, MPH, FIDSA and Terri Warren, BA, BSN, MEd, MSN

This webinar will focus on understanding the complex situation with herpes diagnostics—who to test, when to test, how to interpret tests, and how to obtain better tests. We will also discuss developments in new treatments and prevention methods and briefly touch on herpes counseling.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to discuss the limitations of currently available serologic diagnostic testing and how to optimize testing using a patient-centered approach.
  • Participants will understand the current landscape of new and current HSV therapeutics.
  • Participants will be able to state five key messages that should be included in counseling patients with a new or existing diagnosis of genital herpes.