J D Jester

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Although an association between herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection and erythema multiforme (EM) minor has been documented in adults, this has not been reported in the pediatric population. This study assessed the potential role of HSV infection in the pathogenesis of EM minor in children. Erythema multiforme skin lesions from 20 children, aged 1 to 16(More)
BACKGROUND Although herpes simplex virus (HSV) has been detected in the peripheral blood of immunocompromised patients and in neonates with disseminated disease, the extent to which this virus may be present in the blood during a localized infection in otherwise healthy adults is unknown. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether HSV(More)
The etiology of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma remains unknown, although an association with viral infection, in particular certain retroviruses and human herpesviruses, has been suggested. The purpose of this study was to examine skin biopsies of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma for the presence of Epstein-Barr virus, herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2, and human(More)
In a short time the PCR techniques has revolutionized research technology in many areas of medicine. Because of the ease and rapidity of the technique it is quickly becoming a standard clinical test for many diseases. Clinical applications continue to emerge from research labs and should rapidly expand to facilitate rapid medical diagnosis.
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