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Practice guidelines for the management of bacterial meningitis.
Allan R. Tunkel, Barry J. Hartman, Sheldon L. Kaplan, Bruce A. Kaufman, Karen L. Roos, W. Michael Scheld, and Richard J. Whitley Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;Expand
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Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster.
The objective of this article is to provide evidence-based recommendations for the management of patients with herpes zoster (HZ) that take into account clinical efficacy, adverse effects, impact onExpand
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Mapping of herpes simplex virus-1 neurovirulence to gamma 134.5, a gene nonessential for growth in culture.
The gene designated gamma 134.5 maps in the inverted repeats flanking the long unique sequence of herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1) DNA, and therefore it is present in two copies per genome. This geneExpand
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Clinical practice. Herpes zoster.
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Herpes simplex encephalitis: adolescents and adults.
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Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) remains one of the most devastating infections of the central nervous system despite available antiviral therapy. Children and adolescents account for approximatelyExpand
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The management of encephalitis: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with encephalitis were prepared by an Expert Panel of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The guidelines are intended for use by healthExpand
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Herpes simplex viruses.
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections of humans have been documented since the advent of writing. The spectrum of disease was expanded to include primary and recurrent infections of mucous membranesExpand
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Viral encephalitis.
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Case definitions, diagnostic algorithms, and priorities in encephalitis: consensus statement of the international encephalitis consortium.
BACKGROUND Encephalitis continues to result in substantial morbidity and mortality worldwide. Advances in diagnosis and management have been limited, in part, by a lack of consensus on caseExpand
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Viral encephalitis: familiar infections and emerging pathogens
Significant advances have been made in our understanding of the natural history and pathogenesis of viral encephalitides. The development of PCR has greatly increased our ability to diagnose viralExpand
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