Antibody to herpes simplex virus type 2 as serological marker of sexual lifestyle in populations

Cowan, Frances M.; Johnson, Anne M.; Ashley, Rhoda; Corey, Lawrence; Mindel, Adrian
November 1994
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/19/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6965, p1325
Academic Journal
Assesses the suitability of herpes simplex virus types 2 as a serological marker of sexual behavior in London population in England. Epidemiology of antibody to herpes simplex virus type 2; Association of antibody with sexual orientation and years of sexual activity of population; Prevalence of antibodies in herpes simplex virus type 2 among respondents. INSET: Epidemiological implications.


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