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[Articles] Effect of HSV-2 infection on subsequent HIV acquisition: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

20:03 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | The Lancet

We found evidence that HSV-2 infection increases the risk of HIV acquisition. This finding has important implications for management of individuals diagnosed with HSV-2 infection, particularly for those who are newly infected. Interventions targeting HSV-2, such as new HSV vaccines, have the potential for additional benefit against HIV, which could be particularly powerful in regions with a high incidence of co-infection.

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