Herpes virus infection of the peripheral nervous system.


Among the human herpes viruses, three are neurotropic and capable of producing severe neurological abnormalities: herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) and varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Both the acute, primary infection and the reactivation from the site of latent infection, the dorsal sensory ganglia, are associated with severe human… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-52902-2.00031-X


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