Evidence for differences in immunologic and pathogenesis properties of herpes simplex virus 2 strains from the United States and South Africa

Ernesto Torres López, Timothy E Dudek, David M Knipe, Clyde Crumpacker

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Abstract

Genital infection with herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is linked to an increased risk of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in areas such as Sub-Saharan Africa. Thus, an effective genital herpes vaccine would be an important weapon in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Original languageEnglish
Article number10
Pages (from-to)1434-1441
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Infectious Diseases
Volume203
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2011

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Human Herpesvirus 2
South Africa
HIV
Herpes Genitalis
Weapons
Africa South of the Sahara
Infection
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Vaccines

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Evidence for differences in immunologic and pathogenesis properties of herpes simplex virus 2 strains from the United States and South Africa. / Torres López, Ernesto; Dudek, Timothy E; Knipe, David M; Crumpacker, Clyde.

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