Browsing Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry by Author "Haarr, Lars"
HIV-1, HSV-2 and syphilis among pregnant women in a rural area of Tanzania: Prevalence and risk factors Yahya-Malima, Khadija I.; Evjen-Olsen, Bjørg; Matee, Mecky I.; Fylkesnes, Knut; Haarr, Lars (BioMed Central, 2008-06-02)Background: Evidence suggests that a substantial proportion of new HIV infections in African countries are associated with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Thus, the magnitude of HSV-2 infection in an area may suggest ...Journal articlePeer reviewed
Stability of glycoprotein gene sequences of herpes simplex virus type 2 from primary to recurrent human infection, and diversity of the sequences among patients attending an STD clinic Haarr, Lars; Nilsen, Arvid E.; Knappskog, Per; Langeland, Nina (BioMed Central, 2014-02-06)Background: Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is sexually transmitted, leading to blisters and ulcers in the genito-anal region. After primary infection the virus is present in a latent state in neurons in sensory ...Journal article