Management of neonatal herpes simplex virus infection and exposure

Swetha G. Pinninti, David W. Kimberlin

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Abstract

Neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections are rare but are associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Advances in diagnostic modalities to identify these infants, as well as the development of safe and effective antiviral therapy, have revolutionised the management of affected infants. This review will summarise the epidemiology of neonatal HSV infections and discuss the management of infants with HSV exposure and infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)F240-F244
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Volume99
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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