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Oral Herpes (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Lisa Chan, MD, FACEP, Associate Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Ron Fuerst, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina College of Medicine; Director, Children's Emergency Center, Children's Hospital of Richland Memorial Hospital.

REFERENCES:

Lacker, A., H. Kessler, C. Walch, et al. "Early and Reliable Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and Varicella Zoster Virus DNA's in Oral Fluid of Patients With Idiopathic Peripheral Facial Nerve Palsy: Decision Support Regarding Antiviral Treatment?" J. Med. Virol. 82 (2010): 1582-1585.

Salvaggio, Michelle R., and Larry I. Lutwick. "Herpes Simplex." eMedicine.com. May 27, 2009. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/
218580-overview>.

Sharma, Rahul, and Lawrence C. Brilliant. "Herpes Simplex." eMedicine.com. Feb. 24, 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/783113-overview>.


Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2011

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