Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/26/16 (What's New)

Summary

    Epidemiology
    • HSV-1 and HSV-2 commonly cause disease in HIV-infected persons
      • HSV-1 is normally acquired early in life
      • HSV-2 is usually acquired through sexual contact
    Clinical Presentation
      Diagnosis
        Preventing Exposure to the Pathogen and Prophylaxis
          Treatment of Herpes Simplex Virus
            Treatment of HSV as a Preventive Measure for HIV-1 Transmission in Serodiscordant Couples
              Impact of HSV Treatment on HIV Disease

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