Cold sores are caused by a strain of the herpes simplex virus - herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1).
What does HSV stand for?
HSV stands for Herpes Simplex Virus
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- Hrvatski Savez Udruga Tjelesnih Invalida (Croatian: Croatian Federal Association of Physical Disability)
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- High-Speed Videography
- Highly Selective Vagotomy
- Holden Special Vehicles
- Homebuyers Survey and Valuation (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; UK)
- Hot Springs Village (Arkansas)
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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.
showed that vaccine was partially effective at preventing herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but did not protect women from herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
Disseminated neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is characterized by progressive multiple organ failure and high mortality rates.
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.
Genital herpes: A recurrent, lifelong viral infection caused by the sexually transmitted herpes simplex virus type-2 (HSV-2).
In 17 countries in North America, Latin America and Europe, researchers gave questionnaires to individuals visiting clinics who were infected with herpes simplex virus type 2, reported having had symptoms and had partners who had never had symptomatic genital herpes.
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.