Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 14th, 2005
"Genital infections due to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) are characterized by frequent reactivation and shedding of the virus and by the attendant risk of transmission to sexual partners. We investigated the effects of vaginal coinfections and hormonal contraceptive use on genital tract shedding of HSV-2 in women," wrote T.L. Cherpes and colleagues, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Women's Research Institute.
For the study, "330 HSV-2...
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