Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 31st, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "The synergistic relationship between herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can be substantial in developing countries that have a high prevalence of both viral infections.
"Genital herpes, most frequently caused by HSV-2, has become the leading cause of genital ulcer disease worldwide."
"This review of recent research on genital herpes and enhanced susceptibility to, and transmission of, HIV is part of the "Advances in HlV/AIDS research series" which endeavors to form a bridge...
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