The epidemiology and clinical analysis of several outbreaks of herpes gladiatorum.

@article{Anderson2003TheEA,
  title={The epidemiology and clinical analysis of several outbreaks of herpes gladiatorum.},
  author={Bruce J. Anderson},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={1809-14}
}
UNLABELLED PURPOSE The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether present National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) guidelines adequately prevent and control outbreaks of primary herpes gladiatorum (HG) in high-school wrestlers. METHODS Using telephone interviews, direct physical examinations, and review of medical charts, data were collected on HG outbreaks among participating teams in the 1999 Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) wrestling season and on HG… CONTINUE READING