Antiretroviral therapy is not associated with reduced herpes simplex virus shedding in HIV coinfected adults: an observational cohort study


OBJECTIVES Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (HSV-1/2) may have adverse consequences on HIV type 1 infection. We quantified the frequency of HSV reactivations in highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-treated adults with HIV, and compared it with that in HAART-naïve patients. SETTING 2 academic hospital sites in Toronto, Canada. PARTICIPANTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004210

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