Genital herpes is a recurrent lifelong disease with no cure, caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV).
HSV-2 is usually the cause but HSV-1 may occur in up to 1/3 of new cases.
HSV-1 tends to cause fewer recurrences & milder disease than HSV-2.
The incubation period is 2 days-2 weeks after exposure.
A sex- and age-matched case-control study of 140 adults withattention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) finds that Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity is associated with a 2.8-fold increase in the odds of ADHD and reveals its significant association with ADHD symptom severity.