herpes simplex virus

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Noun1.herpes simplex virus - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes virus - 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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Each PCR reaction contained 10 [micro]l DNA, 17 [micro]l GPR PCR Master 1.0, 1 [micro]l ASR target-specific primer, 1 [micro]l ASR target-specific probe, and 1 [micro]l water, except for HSV1/2, which contained 1 [micro]l each of HSV1 primer, HSV2 primer, HSV1 probe, and HSV2 probe.
Blood samples were tested to detect HAV antibody (Ab), hepatitis E IgG (HEV IgG) and HSV2 IgG, using commercially available ELISA kits (Dia.Pro Diagnostic BioProbes srl, Italy) and rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test for syphilis.
* Patient EBV HHV6B HHV7 CMV, VZV, HSV1, HSV2, HHV8 Healthy 3 + - + - 9 + - + - 11 - - + - 24 - - + - 32 - - + - Peri-implantitis 2 + - + - 12 - - + - 13 - - + - 25 - - + - 27 - - + - 29 + - + - 37 + - + - 39 + + + - +: positive; -: negative.
The genome of BV (as well as HVP2 and SA8) is very similar to that of HSV2 and ChHV in its genetic organization, with homologs of almost every HSV gene being present in the same order and orientation in BV [77, 92, 99,105,106].
The British researchers who published the study suggest in their paper it contracted HSV2 while feasting on meat of chimpanzee ancestors, the infection carrying over either through bites or through open sores on the body.
The observation of HSV-2 seropositivity in 58.8% among the 51 cases of STIs studied, is in concordance with the data obtained from various STD clinics in India, where HSV2 seroprevalence among high risk group was 20% to 85%.
The patient's HSV-2 IgM antibody test and HSV2 DNA by PCR returned positive and repeat blood cultures grew candida albicans.
These cells stained positively with HSV-1 and HSV2 immunostains (Figures 4(a) and 4(b)).
Although HSV1 is far more common than HSV2 in western populations, a meta-analysis of herpes hepatitis has implicated HSV2 in most cases (HSV1, 35%; HSV2, 65%) (142); thus, knowledge of antibody specificity or use of cocktails is important in analyzing these severe cases.
For that purpose, we retrospectively screened panels of serum samples that were originally collected over a period of years during the mosquito season and sent to our diagnostic laboratory for detection of antibodies to either causative agents of CNS infection (HSV1, HSV2, human herpesvirus 6, varicella zoster virus, Mycoplasma pneumoniae), Puumala virus, or INKV.
Darby, "Predicting and preventing the emergence of antiviral drug resistance in HSV2," Nature Medicine, vol.