John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Treatment of Herpes simplex virus infections with topical antiviral agents Volume 8, numéro 5, July - August 1998

Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Flordia, USA
  • Page(s) : 310-9
  • Année de parution : 1998

Approximately 2/3 patients in a family medicine clinic were seropositive for Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections in a 1995 study conducted in Seattle, Washington. The majority, 277 patients (56%), were seropositive for HSV-1 antibody, while 114 patients (23%) were found to be seropositive for HSV-2 antibody and 59 patients (12%) were seropositive for both antibodies [1]. Extrapolation from this randomly tested population suggests [...]