Light micrograph of a cervical smear showing a cluster of epithelial squamous cells infected with the herpes simplex type 2 virus, the virus causing genital herpes in humans. Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually-transmitted disease in man and the least treatable. The presence of the virus has been associated with cancerous & precancerous conditions of the cervix. Women suffering from such conditions have antibodies to simplex 2 in their blood more commonly than do women showing no cervical abnormalities. Magnification: X 400 at 35mm size.
October 7th, 2018
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