Viral Infections

  • Author: Jin S. Suh, MD, FACP; Humberto R. Jimenez, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/1/21 (What's New)

Summary

  • HSV-1 and HSV-2 commonly cause disease in persons with HIV
    • HSV-1 is normally acquired early in life
    • HSV-2 is usually acquired through sexual contact

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