Interactions and management issues in HSV and HIV coinfection.

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Significant synergistic interactions have been observed between HIV and herpes simplex virus (HSV). HIV-induced immune compromise can cause frequent and persistent HSV disease, while poorly controlled HSV replication may influence HIV pathogenicity and transmission. HSV-2 seroprevalence is high in HIV-infected cohorts worldwide, with rates of over 80% for… (More)

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