Skin infection in wrestlers due to herpes simplex virus.

  title={Skin infection in wrestlers due to herpes simplex virus.},
  author={L M Dyke and U R Merikangas and Ogden C. Bruton and S G Trask and Frank M. Hetrick},
  volume={194 9},
Many high schools and colleges have had serious outbreaks of skin infections due to herpes simplex virus. Diagnosis has often been obscure. Much time has been lost to team members as wrestlers and also from the regular classrooms. Some students have had to withdraw from school because of this loss of time. Some wrestling meets have had to be canceled because of extensive infection among team members. Clinical Observations During the past seven years we have clinically identified herpes simplex… CONTINUE READING

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