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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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
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2011


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