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Risk Factors for Morbidity and Mortality in Neonates with Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Infection

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Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Neonates with herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection may have an infection that can range from relatively mild to fatal. Certain risk factors can identify those infants at increased risk for death, while other risk factors can identify those likely to show complications after recovery. The study was done by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Collaborative Antiviral Study Group.

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