General Virology and DNA Viruses
Which of the following cell types are specific to a latent genital infection with HSV-2? (AIIMS Nov 2009)
|C||Vagal nerve ganglia|
|D||Neural sensory ganglia|
Latent infection by HSV-2 has been shown to occur primarily in the sacral ganglia, whereas HSV-1 latency has been demonstrated in trigeminal, superior cervical, and vagal nerve ganglia. Varicella-zoster virus remains latent in neural sensory ganglia.