Prevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection in sex workers and women from the general population in Spain.

@article{Sanjos2002PrevalenceOK,
  title={Prevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection in sex workers and women from the general population in Spain.},
  author={Silvia de Sanjos{\'e} and Vickie Marshall and J. Sola and Virgilio Palacio and Rosa Almirall and James Jerome Goedert and Francesc Xavier Bosch and Denise Whitby},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2002},
  volume={98 1},
  pages={155-8}
}
Transmission routes of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) in the general population are poorly understood. Whereas sexual transmission appears to be common in homosexual men, the evidence for heterosexual transmission is less convincing. In our study, prevalence of KSHV infection was examined among women in the Spanish general population and among sex workers. Subjects consisted of 100 prostitutes and 100 women randomly sampled from the general population and age-matched to the… CONTINUE READING