PMID: 7940410Aug 1, 1994Paper

Clinical aspects and therapy of Herpes simplex and Varicella-Zoster virus infections in practice

Therapeutische Umschau. Revue thérapeutique
D Nadal, M Vogt

Abstract

Primary infections with herpes simplex virus are usually localized, whereas those with varicella-zoster virus always disseminate. Both viruses persist within the host and may cause recurrent infections. Newborns and immunocompromised individuals have a risk for severe disease. Acyclovir is the drug of choice for complications or in immunodeficiency.

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