Intrauterine Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Monochorionic Twin Gestation.


Herpes simplex virus (HSV) of the newborn affects 1 in 3200 [1] live births in the United States, and can be acquired by the intrauterine or intrapartum route, or postnatally. Intrauterine or congenital infection represents the rarest form (5% of cases) [2] and frequently has devastating consequences such as congenital brain malformation and severe… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jpids/pis040

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