Cathy K Heitman

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OBJECTIVE We aimed to identify whether genital symptoms were associated with unrecognized herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection in a primary care population. STUDY DESIGN Five thousand four hundred fifty-two individuals aged 18 to 59 seeking general care at 36 suburban medical offices in 6 U.S. cities were tested for HSV-2 antibody and asked about(More)
BACKGROUND The benefit of suppressive antiviral therapy for reducing the risk of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-2 transmission to sex partners may be enhanced if persons at high risk for transmission can be identified. OBJECTIVE To determine whether frequency of genital herpes recurrences is associated with increased risk of HSV-2 transmission. METHODS(More)
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