HSV-II


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Related to HSV-II: herpesvirus, Hsv 1, Hsv2
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Noun1.HSV-II - a herpes virus that can cause genital herpes
herpes simplex virus, herpes simplex - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
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Measles IgG, rubella IgG, cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG, toxoplasma IgG, herpes simplex virus (HSV) Type I (HSV-I) IgG, HSV Type II (HSV-II) IgG, and Mycoplasma pneumonia IgG were evaluated in serum samples.
Out of 150 patients, 34 (22.6%) had bacterial vaginosis, 27 (18%) had candidiasis whereas, 24 (16%) were found to have HSV-II. 4 (2.7%) patients were having positive test for syphilis (Table 5).
In this study, we have shown the prevalence of Toxoplasma, Rubella, CMV, and HSV-II infections in pregnant women by demonstrating the presence of IgM and IgG antibodies using ELISA test.
The TCID50 (tissue culture infection dose) of HSV-II towards Vero cells, determined by cytopathogenic effect (mPE), was [10.sup.-4] in the virus titration assay.
Blood tests for herpes often only identify HSV-II, or "genital herpes" (though newer tests can distinguish between HSV-I and HSV-II), when in reality HSV-I can be transmitted genitally as well.