From Ancient to Emerging Infections: The Odyssey of Viruses in the Male Genital Tract.

  title={From Ancient to Emerging Infections: The Odyssey of Viruses in the Male Genital Tract.},
  author={Anna Le Tortorec and Giulia Matusali and Dominique Mah{\'e} and Florence Aubry and S{\'e}verine Mazaud-Guittot and Laurent Houzet and Nathalie Dejucq-Rainsford},
  journal={Physiological reviews},
The male genital tract (MGT) is the target of a number of viral infections that can have deleterious consequences at the individual, offspring and population levels. These consequences include infertility, cancers of male organs, transmission to the embryo/fetal development abnormalities and sexual dissemination of major viral pathogens such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV). Lately, two emerging viruses, Zika and Ebola, have additionally revealed that the human… 

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