Human Herpesvirus 2

Known as: Herpesvirus 2 (alpha), Human, Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2, Herpes simplex virus (type 2) 
A species of enveloped and spherical viruses with a capsid with T=16 icosahedral symmetry and surrounded by amorphous tegument, in the Herpesviridae… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND High plasma HIV-1 RNA concentrations are associated with increased risk of HIV-1 transmission. Initiation of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Male circumcision significantly reduced the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among men in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CD4 T helper cells are well known for their role in providing critical signals during priming of cytotoxic CD8 T lymphocyte (CTL… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of Stepping Stones, a HIV prevention programme, on incidence of HIV and herpes simplex type 2 (HSV… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Across many observational studies, herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection is associated with two-fold to three… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Type III interferons (IFNs) (interleukin-28/29 or lambda interferon [IFN-lambda]) are cytokines with IFN-like activities. Here we… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDCs) have been identified as a potent secretor of the type I interferons (IFNs) in response to CpG… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Certain mutant strains of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) are unable to infect cells in which entry is dependent on HVEM, the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A human member of the immunoglobulin superfamily was shown to mediate entry of several alphaherpesviruses, including herpes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Sera from patients with culture-proven genital herpes infections were tested for herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)- and HSV-2… (More)
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