An illness characterized by visible, painful genital or anogenital lesions
A clinically compatible case (in which primary and secondary syphilis have been ruled out by serology and darkfield microscopy, when available) with either a diagnosis of genital herpes based on clinical presentation (without laboratory confirmation) or a history of one or more previous episodes of similar genital lesions
A clinically compatible case that is laboratory confirmed
Herpes should be reported only once per patient. The first diagnosis for a patient with no previous diagnosis should be reported.