Herpes simplex virus type 1 remains the principal cause of initial anogenital herpes in Edinburgh, Scotland.

@article{Manavi2004HerpesSV,
  title={Herpes simplex virus type 1 remains the principal cause of initial anogenital herpes in Edinburgh, Scotland.},
  author={Kaveh Manavi and Alexander Mcmillan and Michael C. Ogilvie},
  journal={Sexually transmitted diseases},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          322-4
        }
}
GOAL The goal of this study was to investigate the trends in the prevalence of anogenital herpes caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) type-1 and HSV-2 among patients attending a sexually transmitted infections clinic. METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of virologically proven first-episode genital herpes diagnosed in the Department of Genitourinary Medicine in Edinburgh between 1989 and 2002. RESULTS First-episode anogenital herpes was associated with HSV-1 in 659 (62%) women and… CONTINUE READING
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