Association of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and syphilis with human immunodeficiency virus infection among men who have sex with men in Peru.

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BACKGROUND We evaluated associations between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection, and syphilis among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Peru. METHODS A surveillance survey of 3280 MSM was conducted; sexual behavior was assessed with a structured computer-assisted self-interview, and serum antibody… (More)

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@article{Lama2006AssociationOH, title={Association of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection and syphilis with human immunodeficiency virus infection among men who have sex with men in Peru.}, author={Javier R. Lama and Aldo J Lucchetti and Luis Su{\'a}rez and Victor Alberto Laguna-Torres and Juan V Guanira and M{\'o}nica Pun and Silvia Maria Montano and Connie L Celum and Jean Kirkland Carr and Jorge S{\'a}nchez and Christian T. Bautista and Jos{\'e} L. S{\'a}nchez}, journal={The Journal of infectious diseases}, year={2006}, volume={194 10}, pages={1459-66} }