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Management of genital herpes infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7848818     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Genital herpes infections are a major source of morbidity. These infections are responsible for significant health problems, including direct physical discomfort associated with outbreaks, potential complications such as neonatal transmission, and the often devastating psychological effects of a chronic illness. In addition, herpes infections have been identified as a significant co-factor in the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus infection. Accurate and rapid diagnosis and treatment are important steps necessary to minimize these effects.
S R Lavoie; L G Kaplowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in dermatology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0278-145X     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Dermatol     Publication Date:  1994 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-16     Completed Date:  1995-03-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211646     Medline TA:  Semin Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-55     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond 23298-0049.
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MeSH Terms
Acyclovir / therapeutic use
Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
HIV Infections / transmission
Herpes Genitalis / diagnosis,  drug therapy*,  transmission
Infant, Newborn
Virus Shedding
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiviral Agents; 59277-89-3/Acyclovir

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