Disseminated neonatal herpes simplex virus infection with necrotizing encephalitis--an autopsy case.

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An autopsy case of disseminated HSV type 2 infection occurring in a neonate at 32 weeks' gestation, delivered by cesarean section after premature rupture of membrane of 7 days duration, is presented. Herpes simplex virus type 2 was isolated from the vesicular skin lesion. The mother and patient had specific antibody to type 2 herpes simplex virus. Patient's… (More)

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@article{Suh1987DisseminatedNH, title={Disseminated neonatal herpes simplex virus infection with necrotizing encephalitis--an autopsy case.}, author={Yeon Lim Suh and H. Kim and Je Geun Chi and Hyae Ran Byun and K. Lee}, journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science}, year={1987}, volume={2}, pages={123 - 127} }