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Herpesvirus 1, Human

"Herpesvirus 1, Human" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The type species of SIMPLEXVIRUS causing most forms of non-genital herpes simplex in humans. Primary infection occurs mainly in infants and young children and then the virus becomes latent in the dorsal root ganglion. It then is periodically reactivated throughout life causing mostly benign conditions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Herpesvirus 1, Human" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Herpesvirus 1, Human" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 483 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 29 publications in 2000
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