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Impact of low-intensity laser on the suppression of infections caused by Herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2: in vitro study

Ferreira Dde C, Martins FO, Romanos MT.
Setor de Doenças Sexualmente Transmissíveis, Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidade Federal Fluminense
Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2009 Jan-Feb;42(1):82-5

The use of low-level laser to suppress infections caused by Herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 was evaluated after one to five applications. A gradual reduction in replication of Herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2 was observed, with 68.4% and 57.3% inhibition, respectively, after five applications, thus favoring its clinical use.