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High prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 in female anogenital herpes simplex in Newcastle upon Tyne 1983-92 [see comments]




 

Int J STD AIDS. 1994 Sep-Oct;5(5):359-61. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE

This retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the prevalence of the viral types and temporal epidemiology in patients with ano-genital herpes between 1983-92. One thousand one hundred and thirty-five patients with anogenital herpes were available for analysis. The annual incidence of anogenital herpes nearly tripled over the period of 7 years (1986-92) from 59 to 171 cases. The percentage of HSV-1 infection in female cases (63-79%) was much higher than in other reported studies and remained relatively constant over the study period.

Anus Diseases/*EPIDEMIOLOGY/*VIROLOGY England/EPIDEMIOLOGY Female Herpes Genitalis/*EPIDEMIOLOGY *Herpesvirus 1, Human Human Incidence Male *Population Surveillance Prevalence Retrospective Studies Sex Behavior Sex Distribution Time Factors Urban Population JOURNAL ARTICLE REVIEW REVIEW, MULTICASE



 




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