Late recurrence of herpes simplex virus meningoencephalitis in two infants

@article{Mandyla2001LateRO,
  title={Late recurrence of herpes simplex virus meningoencephalitis in two infants},
  author={Helen Mandyla and Dimitris Anagnostakis and Paraskevas Koutsovitis and Tania Siahanidou and Sotiris Youroukos},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={160},
  pages={732-735}
}
Two infants with recurrence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis are reported. Both patients developed HSV encephalitis during their neonatal period and were treated with iv acyclovir. Long-term oral acyclovir prophylaxis was given thereafter. At the age of 8 and 11 months respectively, both babies, while under oral acyclovir prophylaxis, presented a second episode of HSV encephalitis. An inadequate dose of suppressive oral acyclovir therapy may be responsible for the recurrence of… CONTINUE READING

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