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What does HSV stand for?

HSV stands for Herpes Simplex Virus

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Cold sores are caused by a strain of the herpes simplex virus - herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).
Robert Belshe, director of the Saint Louis University Center for Vaccine Development, said the vaccine was partially effective at preventing herpes simplex virus type 1, but did not protect women from herpes simplex virus type 2.
Among the topics covered are the modification of cellular RNA polymerase II during HSV-1 infection; the functions and activities of herpes simplex virus protein ICP27, strategies for translational control in herpes simplex virus-infected cells, the development and use of microarrays for analyzing HSV gene expression, HSV glycoproteins and their roles in virus entry and egress, nucleocapsid assembly and envelopment of herpes simplex virus, mechanisms of subversion of type I interferon responses by alpha herpesviruses, and virus imaging in living animals.
Researchers believe schizophrenia may result from a combination of genetic and environmental factors, including complications during delivery and exposure to the herpes simplex virus type 2 and to rubella virus during pregnancy.