The prevalence, incidence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant Zimbabwean women followed up nine months after childbirth

@inproceedings{Munjoma2010ThePI,
  title={The prevalence, incidence and risk factors of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection among pregnant Zimbabwean women followed up nine months after childbirth},
  author={Marshall Wesley Munjoma and Edith Nyaradzai Kurewa and Munyaradzi Paul Mapingure and Grace V Mashavave and Mike Zvavahera Chirenje and Simbarashe Rusakaniko and Akthar Hussain and Babill Stray-Pedersen},
  booktitle={BMC women's health},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is the leading cause of genital ulcer disease worldwide. The virus can be transmitted to neonates and there are scarce data regarding incidence of HSV-2 among women in pregnancy and after childbirth. The aim of this study is to measure the incidence and risk factors for HSV-2 infection in women followed for 9 months after childbirth. METHODS Pregnant women were consecutively enrolled late in pregnancy and followed at six weeks, four and nine… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 17 extracted citations

Prevalence of HSV 1 and HSV 2 among HIV Patients in Northern South Africa as Determined by Real Time PCR in Urine Samples

Amidou Samie, Hlayisani Preclude Mnisi, Mary Noluthando Ramantswana
2017
View 2 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Concurrent partnerships and HIV: an inconvenient truth

Journal of the International AIDS Society • 2011
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The risk of herpes simplex virus and human cytomegalovirus infection during pregnancy upon adverse pregnancy outcomes: A meta-analysis.

Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology • 2018

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

Incident and prevalent herpes simplex virus type 2 infection increases risk of HIV acquisition among women in Uganda and Zimbabwe

M BrownJoelle, Anna Wald, +6 authors S SalataRobert
AIDS • 2007
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Herpes simplex virus type 2 trends in relation to the HIV epidemic in northern Malawi

Glynn, AC Crampin, +3 authors Fine PEM
Sex Transm Inf • 2008

The Role of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Other Genital Infections in the Aquisition of HIV-1 among High-Risk Women in Nothern Tanzania

H KapigaSaidi, E SamNoel, +7 authors Paul Coplan
JID • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Herpes simplex virus 2 infection increases HIV acquisition in men and women: systematic review of longitudinal studies

E Freeman Esther, HA Weiss, +3 authors RJ Hayes
AIDS • 2006
View 1 Excerpt

Herpes simplex virus: receptors and ligands for cell entry

G Spear Patricia
Cellular Microbiology • 2004
View 1 Excerpt

Herpes Simplex virus type 2 infection increases HIV incidence: a prospective study in rural Tanzania

Maria del Mar Rodriguez Pujades, Angela Obasi, +7 authors Richard Hayes
AIDS • 2002
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…