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HSV and pregnancy

Catherine Patterson cpatterson at WATSON.PRINCETON.EDU
Thu Feb 15 23:25:49 EST 1996

I was under the impression that usually for herpesviruses and pregnancy
that the most risk is if the first infection takes place during gestation.
And that once the virus is latent, that a reactivation is not as risky to
the fetus as a primary infection.  Isn't this true?

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