Emerging therapies for herpes viral infections (types 1 - 8).

  title={Emerging therapies for herpes viral infections (types 1 - 8).},
  author={Arun K Chakrabarty and Katie R. Pang and Jashin J Wu and J. Narv{\'a}ez and Michael E. Rauser and David B Huang and Karl R. Beutner and Stephen K Tyring},
  journal={Expert opinion on emerging drugs},
  volume={9 2},
There are eight members of the herpesviridae family: herpes simplex virus-1 (HSV-1), HSV-2, varicella-zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, human herpes virus-6, human herpes virus-7 and human herpes virus-8. The diseases caused by viruses of the herpesviridae family are treated with and managed by systemic and topical antiviral therapies and immunomodulating drugs. Because these viruses establish a latent state in hosts, antiherpetic agents, such as nucleoside analogues, only… CONTINUE READING
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