‘Herpes present’ reported in a routine cervical cytology and how to deal with itS.-Joseph Winceslaus A C and Tanya Levine B
A North East London NHS Foundation Trust UK, London, RM16 3EU, UK.
B North West London Hospitals NHS Trust UK, London, HA1 3UJ, UK.
C Corresponding author. Email: email@example.com
Submitted: 12 November 2011 Accepted: 16 February 2012 Published: 5 October 2012
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