Chronic herpes simplex virus type-2 infection and HIV viral load.

Abstract

By December 2003, the estimated adult HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in sub-Saharan Africa was 7.5-8.5%, and rates of herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2) infection among adults aged >30 years ranged from 60% to 82%. However, little is known about the natural history of HIV/HSV-2 co-infection in this population. We evaluated HIV viral load and CD4+ cell counts… (More)

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@article{Duffus2005ChronicHS, title={Chronic herpes simplex virus type-2 infection and HIV viral load.}, author={Wayne A. Duffus and Jonathan Mermin and Rebecca E. Bunnell and Ross Byers and George Yogo Odongo and Paul John Ekwaru and Roberto Downing}, journal={International journal of STD & AIDS}, year={2005}, volume={16 11}, pages={733-5} }