Herpes simplex virus infections

  title={Herpes simplex virus infections},
  author={Richard J Whitley and Bernard Roizman},
  journal={The Lancet},
Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.
Therapeutic options for herpes simplex infections
  • E. Au, S. Sacks
  • Medicine, Biology
    Current infectious disease reports
  • 2003
To expand the scope of available treatments, efforts have focused on the development of vaccines against herpes simplex virus and new agents such as immune response modifiers, and data suggest that these new agents are promising in their therapeutic potential.
Herpes Simplex Virus: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment.
  • S. Cole
  • Medicine
    The Nursing clinics of North America
  • 2020
Herpesvirus infection of the liver.
  • J. Fingeroth
  • Medicine, Biology
    Infectious disease clinics of North America
  • 2000
Recurrent intra-oral herpes simplex 1 infection.
Recurrent oral ulceration caused by HSV-1 may be seen by the general dental practitioner and can cause significant morbidity.
Ocular Herpes Simplex
This chapter reviews the clinical disease, traditional and evolving medical and surgical therapeutic options, and future directions in prevention strategies, including development of vaccination.
Pathogenesis of herpes simplex virus infections of the cornea
The major laboratory advances of the past 20 years have enabled a torrent of new insights into the biological properties of HSV, including the latest member, HHV-8, which was only identified last decade.
Marine organisms as a therapeutic source against herpes simplex virus infection.
Current and Emerging Therapies for Ocular Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1 Infections
The lifecycle of HSV-1 as it pertains to corneal infections and the clinically approved as well as emerging treatments to combat HSV1 infections are discussed and some newly identified host targets for the antiviral drug development are highlighted.


Herpes simplex virus infections of the central nervous system: therapeutic and diagnostic considerations.
  • R. Whitley, F. Lakeman
  • Medicine
    Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • 1995
This review summarizes the current knowledge on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of herpes simplex virus infections of the brain.
The diagnosis and treatment of genital herpes.
The entire family of herpes simplex viruses appears capable of producing latency, and a latent state of viral infection is established in the dorsal spinal ganglia of the host.
Intrauterine herpes simplex virus infection.
The recognition that babies with these findings can have disease caused by HSV should prompt enhanced physician awareness in the evaluation of newborns with suspected intrauterine infection.
Development of acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus early during the treatment of herpes neonatorum.
Genotypic analysis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) DNA extracted from clinical specimens from a case of fatal disseminated neonatal HSV demonstrated that an infant developed an acyclovir-resistant HSV
Herpes simplex vaccines.
Acyclovir-resistant herpes simplex virus infections in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
A small number of patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are diagnosed with HSV infection each year, and the virus can be passed on to their partners through contact chemoreception and sexual transmission.
Disseminated herpesvirus infection. Association with primary genital herpes in pregnancy.
A patient with primary herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 2 genital infection had dissemination in the 37th week of her first pregnancy, the fourth reported case of disseminated herpesvirus infection in pregnancy and the first due to HSV type 2.
Acute hepatitis due to Herpes simplex virus in an adult
It is concluded that the oral infection was a primary one in a pregnant woman with primary herpetic stomatitis and factors predisposing to the hepatitis are discussed.