John Libbey Eurotext

European Cytokine Network


Lower interleukin-2 and higher serum tumor necrosis factor-a levels are associated with perimenstrual, recurrent, facial Herpes simplex infection in young women Volume 11, numéro 3, September 2000

Department of Histology and Immunology, Medical University of Gdanesk, ul. D6ebinki 1, 80-210 Gdanesk, Poland
  • Page(s) : 397-406
  • Année de parution : 2000

The time around menstruation has been recognised as conferring a susceptibility to several infectious diseases. Higher, clinically symptomatic incidences of vulvovaginal candidiasis [1, 2] chlamydia trachomatis infections [3], increased vaginal transmission of simian immunodeficiency virus [4] have already been noted as related to a late luteal phase and menstruation. The recurrent Herpes simplex type I infection belongs to the perimenstrual [...]