viral infection

Herpes simplex virus (HSV)

What is herpes simplex virus? Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a DNA virus that belongs to the family Herpesviridae. There are two types of herpes simplex virus: HSV-1 and HSV-2. What medical conditions are caused by herpes simplex virus? The most common medical condition caused by HSV is called herpes. HSV-1 typically causes oral herpes, …
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus belonging to the family Herpesviridae. It is a ubiquitous virus that infects people of all ages. CMV is spread through body fluids such as blood, saliva, urine, and breast milk. What are the symptoms of cytomegalovirus infection? Most healthy individuals who become infected with CMV have no symptoms and …
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