Journal of Sexual & Reproductive Medicine

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Current management of Herpes simplex infection in pregnant women and their newborn infants: What hot and what not

Author(s): Upton Allen

Neonatal disease due to Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is still of major concern. Our understanding of the epidemiology, pathogenesis and natural history of HSV disease has improved significantly in recent years. However, some aspects of this disease remain poorly understood. This note summarizes recent developments relating to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care of neonatal HSV infection.


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