herpes simplex virus

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herpes simplex virus

[¦hər‚pēz ′sim‚pleks ′vī·rəs]
(virology)
Either of two types of subgroup A herpesviruses that are specific for humans; given the binomial designation Herpesvirus hominis.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has more on genital herpes.
While oral herpes is declining rapidly for children, genital herpes is increasing steadily for young adults," said Dr.
In holistic lifecare, the best prospect of prevention and total cure of genital herpes is in going back to nature in terms of personal hygiene, protected s3xual contact and use of potent herbal remedies.
Concurrently, genital HSV-1 has emerged as a frequent cause of first-episode genital herpes, often associated with oral-genital contact during sexual debut.
Thus, 23.5% of the total 102 subjects must be taken as individuals with asymptomatic genital herpes infection.
Genital Herpes Treatment Market is segmented into product type, distribution channel and region
* The report reviews key players involved Genital Herpes therapeutics and enlists all their major and minor projects
Genital herpes transmission usually occurs through genital-genital or oral-genital contact.
* The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Genital Herpes and enlists all their major and minor projects
In a study of 156 people with genital herpes, those getting pritelivir had fewer lesions and were less infectious than those getting a placebo, researchers reported in January in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The conclusion was that acyclovir treatment of genital herpes in late pregnancy not only prevents more neonatal herpes cases than cesarean section without treatment, it is also cost-effective.