Epidemiologic aspects of recurrent herpes labialis among Jordanian University students.

@article{Sawair2010EpidemiologicAO,
  title={Epidemiologic aspects of recurrent herpes labialis among Jordanian University students.},
  author={Faleh A Sawair and Zahra A Jassim and Ziad A Malkawi and Kifah Dafi Jamani},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={
          808-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To study the epidemiologic aspects of recurrent herpes labialis (RHL) in a young adult population and to evaluate treatments used by affected patients. METHODS A cross-sectional survey conducted on a random sample of 1000 students of The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan between May and September 2008. Subjects with RHL were identified and asked to describe their disease and its management. Chi-square and t-test were used to compare differences between groups. RESULTS The point… CONTINUE READING

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