Serological prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 amongst GUM clinic attenders in a district general hospital setting.

@article{Woolley2000SerologicalPO,
  title={Serological prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 amongst GUM clinic attenders in a district general hospital setting.},
  author={Paul David Woolley and Swatantrata Chandiok and Janie Pumphrey and Sara Sharratt and Leticia Shanley and Stephen Bennett},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2000},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={
          379-82
        }
}
Our objective was to determine the seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 infection amongst genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic attenders at a district general hospital using a commercially available enzyme immunoassay (EIA). In a prospective study, heterosexual patients attending the Department of GUM at Trafford General Hospital attending with a new clinical problem and having a blood sample taken for routine syphilis serology had the same sample tested for HSV type 2 antibodies… CONTINUE READING
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