Herpes Simplex Virus Infection In Newborns

A neonatal infection with the herpes simplex virus takes place usually during childbirth. A typical symptom is the vesicular eruption which may be accompanied by a spreading disease or become one. Diagnosis is by viral culture, PCR, immunofluorescence or electron microscopy. Treatment involves a very high parenteral administration of acyclovir and symptomatic treatment. A neonatal infection with the herpes simplex virus takes place usually during childbirth. A typical symptom is…

September 3, 2018
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