HSV


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HSV

abbr herpes simplex virus. V. virus.
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When evaluating patients for possible genital herpes provide general educational messages regarding HSV infection and obtain a detailed medical and sexual history to determine the best diagnostic approach.
Thus, among 51 STI patients studied, any of the HSV antibody (either HSV-2 IgM or IgG) was positive in 30 patients (58.8%), 20 out of the 21 HG cases (95.2%), 10 cases out of the 30 other STIs (33.3%) and 14 subjects out of the 51 in the comparison group (27.5%).
Acyclovir is a nucleoside derivative drug has been widely used to cure HSVs infections (Vijayan et al., 2004).
Heat inactivated green fluorescent protein expressing HSV (G-HSV) was mixed with 200 mL PBS and orally administered three times at ten-day interval.
Given his symptoms of blurry vision, ophthalmology was consulted due to concern for HSV keratoconjunctivitis and eye exam was found to be normal without dendritic lesions.
Although the frequency of drug resistance to HSV is rare in immunocompetent people, it is common in immunocompromised patients and approximately 5% of their isolated viruses are resistant to antiviral drugs; however, this figure is higher (14-30%) in patients receiving bone marrow transplantation.
The genomes of both types of HSV are highly identical and they share many immunogenic epitopes in the outer membrane proteins.
[12] Clinical manifestations of a chronic HSV infection (HSV-1 or HSV-2) among HIV/AIDS patients have been regarded by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an important presentation defining the disease progression of HIV/AIDS.
Screening wild Grauer's gorillas and other gorilla populations for human HSV and other human pathogens will be critical to adequately assess the risk for reintroducing captive gorillas to wild populations of these endangered great apes.
(11) siRNA-based antiviral therapy may be a potential effective therapeutic alternative for patients with acyclovir-resistant HSV strains.
Routine serologic screening of pregnant women for HSV is not recommended in the United States [9].