herpes simplex virus

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Related to herpes simplex virus: cytomegalovirus, shingles
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Noun1.herpes simplex virus - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes virus, herpes - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
herpes simplex 1, HS1, HSV-1, HSV-I - a herpes virus that causes oral herpes
herpes simplex 2, HS2, HSV-2, HSV-II - a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
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Herpes simplex virus type 2 typically causes genital herpes, while herpes simplex virus type 1 typically causes sores around the mouth and lips, although both viruses can cause infection and sores in other locations.
Brandt said that the virus under study, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), usually causes nothing more severe than cold sores around the mouth.
Professor Juergen Haas, of the University of Edinburgh's Division of Pathway Medicine, said: "Most people carry the cold sore strain of the herpes simplex virus, but until now we never knew why only some of them develop cold sores.
The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found the experimental vaccine was 58 percent effective at preventing genital herpes from herpes simplex virus type 1, but did not show protection against herpes simplex virus type 2.
Patients were recruited for hypnotherapy from a clinic for patients with frequently recurrent genital herpes simplex virus (rgHSV).
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is differentiated into two antigenic types, e.
Table 18: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Herpes Simplex Virus Treatment Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 69
Herpes simplex virus infection as a cause of benign recurrent lymphocytic meningitis.
Neena Goel had shown high levels of protection in animal studies against Herpes Simplex Virus.
Heparan sulfate glycosaminoglycans as primary cell surface receptors for herpes simplex virus.
Help against herpes Scientists identified a new class of compounds that stops herpes simplex virus from replicating (161: 227 *).

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