The immune response to ocular herpes simplex virus type 1 infection.

@article{Carr2001TheIR,
  title={The immune response to ocular herpes simplex virus type 1 infection.},
  author={Daniel J J Carr and Peter H{\"a}rle and Bryan M. Gebhardt},
  journal={Experimental biology and medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={226 5},
  pages={
          353-66
        }
}
Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is a prevalent microbial pathogen infecting 60% to 90% of the adult world population. The co-evolution of the virus with humans is due, in part, to adaptations that the virus has evolved to aid it in escaping immune surveillance, including the establishment of a latent infection in its human host. A latent infection allows the virus to remain in the host without inducing tissue pathology or eliciting an immune response. During the acute infection or… CONTINUE READING
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