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  Review Questions: Suppression of Herpes Simplex Virus During Pregnancy

Serdar H. Ural, MD, FACOG

Dr. Ural is an assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

The questions below are based on the article “Suppression of Herpes Simplex Virus During Pregnancy”.

Choose the single best answer for each question.


1. What is the most common etiologic agent of neonatal herpes infection?
  1. Human herpesvirus 1
  2. Human herpesvirus 2
  3. Human herpesvirus 3
  4. Human herpesvirus 4
  5. Human herpesvirus 5
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2. What is the incidence of neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection?

  1. 1/100
  2. 1/3000
  3. 1/10,000
  4. 1/15,000
  5. 1/100,000
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3. If a woman has an HSV outbreak at the time of labor, which of the following is the best course of action?
  1. Perform an ultrasound examination
  2. Allow a vaginal delivery
  3. Perform a cesarean delivery
  4. Use forceps
  5. Use vacuum extraction
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4. If a woman is at risk for an HSV outbreak at term, which one of the following options should be offered to her?
  1. Cesarean delivery
  2. Expectant management
  3. Ultrasound examination
  4. Suppression therapy beginning at 36 weeks of gestation
  5. External antiviral creams beginning at 36 weeks of gestation
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5. Approximately 22% of Americans older than 12 years are HSV-2-seropositive. What percentage of Americans actually report having ever experienced a clinical episode of genital herpes?
  1. 1.2%
  2. 2.6%
  3. 5.6%
  4. 10.2%
  5. 18.2%
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