Erythroblastopenia and leukopenia in the patient with severe herpes zoster treated with intravenous acyclovir.

@article{Tuncer1989ErythroblastopeniaAL,
  title={Erythroblastopenia and leukopenia in the patient with severe herpes zoster treated with intravenous acyclovir.},
  author={A Murat Tuncer and B Evis and Benal Kunak and N Akçay{\"o}z and Ulya Ertem},
  journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={317-21}
}
A seven-year-old girl with transient leukopenia and erythroblastopenia which developed after the administration of acyclovir is presented. Acyclovir infusion was given in a dose of 5 mg/kg/every eight hours. On the third day of therapy the hemoglobin level fell to 9.9 g/dl, the hematocrit was 26%, the white blood cell count 4000 percent/mm3, red blood cells… CONTINUE READING