TITLE

Oral acyclovir lowered risk for developmental delays in infants with HSV

AUTHOR(S)
Southall, Jennifer; Volansky, Rob
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Infectious Diseases in Children;Nov2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study which revealed that infants with herpes simplex virus who underwent suppressive oral acyclovir therapy for 6 months were less likely to suffer from neurodevelopmental outcomes and obtained fewer skin lesion recurrences when compared with those assigned placebo, presented by Dr. David W. Kimberlin during the Infectious Diseases Society of America in Vancouver, British Columbia from October 21 to 24, 2010.
ACCESSION #
54968923

 

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