Overlapping reactivations of herpes simplex virus type 2 in the genital and perianal mucosa.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The Journal of infectious diseases, Volume 201, Issue 4, p.499-504 (2010)


2010, Adult, Anal Canal, Anus Diseases, Center-Authored Paper, DNA, Viral, Female, Female Urogenital Diseases, Genitalia, Female, Herpes Genitalis, Herpesvirus 2, Human, Humans, Mucous Membrane, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Virus Activation, Virus Shedding


Genital shedding of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 occurs frequently. Anatomic patterns of genital HSV-2 reactivation have not been intensively studied.