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.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Journal of Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - 15 May 2011|
Torres López, E., Dudek, T. E., Knipe, D. M., & Crumpacker, C. (2011). Evidence for differences in immunologic and pathogenesis properties of herpes simplex virus 2 strains from the United States and South Africa. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 203(10), 1434-1441. .