herpes simplex virus

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Synonyms for herpes simplex virus

a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system

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Corey L, Wald A, Celum C (2004) The Effects of Herpes Simplex Virus-2 on HIV-1 Acquisition and Transmission: A Review of Two Overlapping Epidemics.
TABLE Antiviral dosing for the treatment of recurrent HSV-2*11 Acyclovir Valacyclovir Famciclovir Intermittent 400-800 mg 500 mg BID 125 mg BID for 5 days therapy TID for 5 days OR OR for 5 days 2 g repeated 1 g BID for 1 day (total in 12 hours of 2 tablets for each (total of recurrence) four 1 g tabs for each recurrence) Suppressive 400 mg BID 500 mg/d 250-500 mg BID therapy to 1 g/d (6 mo-1 y) HSV-2, herpes simplex virus-2.
HIV infection among youth in a South African mining town is associated with herpes simplex virus-2 seropositivity and sexual behaviour.
Prevalence and correlates of herpes simplex virus-2 and syphilis infections in the general population in India.
New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2.
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