Effects of Valacyclovir on Markers of Disease Progression in Postpartum Women Co-Infected with HIV-1 and Herpes Simplex Virus-2.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

PloS one, Volume 7, Issue 6, p.e38622 (2012)

Keywords:

2012, Center-Authored Paper, Human Biology Division, July 2012, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Abstract:

Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) suppression has been shown to reduce HIV-1 disease progression in non-pregnant women and men, but effects on pregnant and postpartum women have not been described.