Rapid tissue diagnosis of herpes simplex infections in the newborn.

Abstract

The presence of intranuclear inclusions in tissues is considered to be consistent with viral infections. Further identification is done by viral cultures. In this study, the direct immunofluorescence technique was utilized to identify herpes simplex virus in the tissues. Positive fluorescence was seen in 8 of 12 specimens. In all these specimens, diagnosis… (More)

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@article{Kapur1983RapidTD, title={Rapid tissue diagnosis of herpes simplex infections in the newborn.}, author={Sabrina R. Kapur and Rohit Chandra}, journal={Pediatric pathology}, year={1983}, volume={1 3}, pages={301-9} }