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Herpes simplex genitalis type 2: our experiences.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10459458     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To review the recent research in genital HSV infection and to pay attention to this problem in Slovene population. METHODS: Review of all papers in the field on Medline 1994-98. A descriptive retrospective analysis of symptoms, seroprevalence, treatment, complications and follow-up of 49 HSV-1 and HSV-2 seropositive patients. RESULTS: Five patients with overt genital herpes were HSV-1 seropositive, and four were HSV-1 and HSV-2 seropositive. One patient had extragenital spread and HSV proctitis. Treatment consisted of 1 gr daily dose of Acyclovir (ACV) in combination with topical ACV for two to three weeks. Recurrences were intermittently treated in three patients and one started suppressive treatment. Three pregnancies terminated vaginally with healthy babies. CONCLUSIONS: According to literature overview and our experiences, more attention should be paid on revealing mild forms of genital herpes in order to diminish the spread of infection and its consequences.
Authors:
B Kobal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0390-6663     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1999  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-10-26     Completed Date:  1999-10-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802110     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acyclovir / therapeutic use
Antibodies, Viral / blood
Female
Herpes Genitalis / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  epidemiology*,  immunology
Herpesvirus 1, Human / isolation & purification
Herpesvirus 2, Human / isolation & purification*
Humans
Immunoglobulin G / blood
Immunoglobulin M / blood
Prevalence
Recurrence
Retrospective Studies
Slovenia
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antibodies, Viral; 0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Immunoglobulin M; 59277-89-3/Acyclovir

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