Human herpesviruses-6 and -7 each cause significant neurological morbidity in Britain and Ireland.

@article{Ward2005HumanHA,
  title={Human herpesviruses-6 and -7 each cause significant neurological morbidity in Britain and Ireland.},
  author={Katherine Nora Ward and Nick J. Andrews and Christopher Michael Verity and Elizabeth Miller and Euan M Ross},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2005},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={619-23}
}
BACKGROUND Primary human herpesvirus-6 and -7 (HHV-6/-7) infections cause febrile illness sometimes complicated by convulsions and rarely encephalopathy. AIMS To explore the extent of such HHV-6 and -7 induced disease in young children. METHODS In a three year prospective study in Britain and Ireland, 205 children (2-35 months old) hospitalised with suspected encephalitis and/or severe illness with fever and convulsions were reported via the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit network… CONTINUE READING
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