Jeff Bunker

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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)
Infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV) is the most common precipitating factor in the development of erythema multiforme (EM). It is not known why only a few of the many individuals who experience recurrent HSV infection also develop herpes-associated EM (HAEM), although a difference in the HSV-specific immune response has been postulated. The purpose of(More)
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