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Synonyms for HSV-II

a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes

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of Cases (%) Bacterial Vaginosis 34 (22.6) Syphilis 4 (2.7) HIV 7 (4.7) Hepatitis 1 (0.7) HSV-II 24 (16) Candidia 27 (18) Trichomonas 16 (19.7) Table-6: Correlation of clinical signs with related diagnostic tests Clinical Signs Lab.
Abbreviations: POI, Polygonatum odoratum lectin; SDS-PaGE, sodium dodecyl sulfate-polyacrypamide gel electrophoresis; MS, mass spectrometry; GNA, Golonthus nivolis agglutinin; HSV-II, Herpes Simplex Virus type II; RIPs II, type II ribosome inactivating proteins (RIPs II); MaLDI-TOF, matrix-assisted paser desorption/ionization time-of-flight: LDH, lactate dehydrogenase; PCL, Polygonoturn cyrtonerno lectin; TDL, Tyhonium divaricaturn pectin.
A current New England Journal of Medicine states that one in five Americans ages 20 to 40 are infected with herpes simplex virus II (HSV-II).
The NEJM article read: "Understanding the biology of HSV-II can help reduce mistaken accusation of infidelity.
The observation prompted Confer's group to investigate how the two HSV strains -- HSV-I, which causes oral herpes, and HSV-II, which causes genital herpes -- might promote other infections.
For two decades, researchers have compiled strong evidence linking cervical cancer to both HSV-II and human papillomavirus, another sexually transmitted agent.