Herpesviridae

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Herpesviridae

[‚hər·pēz′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-containing viruses characterized by enveloped virions containing one molecule of double-stranded linear DNA wrapped around an associated spool-shaped protein inside an icosahedron. It includes subfamilies Alphaherpesvirinae (herpes simplex virus group), Betaherpesvirinae (cytomegalovirus group), and Gammaherpesvirinae (lymphoproliferative virus group).
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Asvesti C, Papadogeorgakis H: Pemphigus erythematosus and herpetic infection due to HSV type II (Letter).
5 for the aqueous and ethanolic extract, respectively, thus propolis extracts might be suitable for topical therapy in recurrent herpetic infection.
The herpetic infection had been treated with valacyclovir 1000 mg 3 times a day for 10 days with no scar formation.
In conclusion, this case illustrates a rare clinical presentation of ocular herpes--one of the many manifestations of herpetic infection.
Consider the risks and benefits of IMLYGIC(TM) treatment before administering antiviral agents to manage herpetic infection.
Herpetic infections increase the risk of contracting HIV and can be particularly severe in people with HIV infection.
Considering the lipophilic nature of lemon balm essential oil, which enables it to penetrate the skin, and a high selectivity index, Melissa officinalis oil might be suitable for topical treatment of herpetic infections.
Risk factors for infection and recommended form and dose of prophylaxis in multiple myeloma patients Risk factors Recommended form and dose of prophylaxis Bacterial infections Active disease -Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole Poor performance 160/800 mg, twice daily, orally Previous history of infections -IVIG, 500 mg/kg, monthly, Hypogammaglobulinaemia for up to 6 months Herpetic infections Patients treated with VAD Acyclovir, 400 mg, once Patients treated with daily, orally high-dose dexamethasone Patients treated with bortezomib-based regimen
Unilateral anterior uveitis is typical in HLA-B27-related disease, herpetic infections and Fuchs' uveitis syndrome.
CTC-96 (Doxovir(TM)), Redox's first generation antiviral/anti-inflammatory agent, is being tested for ocular and dermal herpetic infections.
Conservative estimates of those individuals who have genital herpetic infections are 30-40 million in the U.