Incident HSV-2 infections are common among HIV-1-discordant couples.

@article{Muiru2013IncidentHI,
  title={Incident HSV-2 infections are common among HIV-1-discordant couples.},
  author={Anthony N Muiru and Brandon L. Guthrie and Rose Kerubo Bosire and Michele Merkel and Amy Y. Liu and Robert Y. Choi and Barbara Lohman-Payne and Ann Gatuguta and Romel D Mackelprang and James N Kiarie and Carey Farquhar},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={208 7},
  pages={
          1093-101
        }
}
BACKGROUND The synergy between herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) is well known, but lack of knowledge about the epidemiology of HSV-2 acquisition in HIV-1-discordant couples hampers development of HSV-2 prevention interventions that could reduce HIV-1 transmission. METHODS HIV-1-discordant couples were enrolled in Nairobi, Kenya, and followed for up to 2 years. HSV-2 status was determined using HerpeSelect HSV-2 ELISA. Correlates of prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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