Disseminated herpes simplex virus type 1 primary infection in a healthy individual.

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BACKGROUND Primary herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection usually involves one mucosal region. OBJECTIVE To describe an unusual disseminated HSV-1 infection involving two mucosal sites in a healthy man. RESULTS Primary HSV infection involved oral and genital mucosa and was associated with viremia, hepatitis and rash. Phylogenetic analysis of genital and… (More)

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@article{Boivin2009DisseminatedHS, title={Disseminated herpes simplex virus type 1 primary infection in a healthy individual.}, author={G. A. Boivin and Brigitte Malette and Nathalie Goyette}, journal={The Canadian journal of infectious diseases & medical microbiology = Journal canadien des maladies infectieuses et de la microbiologie medicale}, year={2009}, volume={20 4}, pages={122-5} }