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HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS IN PREGNANCY

HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS IN PREGNANCY

    Epidemiology HSV shedding occurs in 0,1% to 0.4% of deliveries. Frequency of neonatal infection is 0.01% to 0.04% of deliveries. Transmission rate of primary maternal infection to exposed neo­nate is estimated at 30%…


Genital Herpes Simplex Virus

Genital Herpes Simplex Virus

    HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS INFECTION IN THE NONPREGNANT WOMAN   Biology and epidemiology. HSV is an exclusively sexually transmitted disease. It is a double-stranded DNA virus. Its two types are as follows:   HSV-1:…



Chancroid signs and symptoms

Chancroid signs and symptoms

   Chancroid   ETIOLOGY   Haemophilus ducreyi, a pleomorphic gram-negative facultative anaero­bic bacillus, is the causative agent. The disease is common in tropical countries. It is now common in the United States. Disease is a…