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

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

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

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

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