TITLE

An Evolving Understanding of Genital Herpes Pathogenesis: Is It Time for Our Approach to Therapy to Change As Well?

AUTHOR(S)
Hook III, Edward W.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/15/2010, Vol. 201 Issue 4, p486
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author comments on the study on the pathogenesis of genital herpes due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 in women by S. Tata, C. Johnson, and colleagues. He remarks that the data presented in the study need further investigations to be validated but its findings challenge widely held beliefs that HSV infections domiciliates in solitary or in just one side of the body. Also investigated is the clinical approach to prevention of genital herpes transmission.
ACCESSION #
47850561

 

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