Chapter 91. Herpes Simplex Virus Infections

  1. Frederick R. Appelbaum MD Member Director Professor Head2,3,
  2. Stephen J. Forman MD Director Staff Physician4,5,
  3. Robert S. Negrin MD Professor of Medicine Chief6 and
  4. Karl G. Blume MD, FACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine6,7
  1. James I. Ito MD Director

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch91

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Ito, J. I. (2009) Herpes Simplex Virus Infections, in Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition (eds F. R. Appelbaum, S. J. Forman, R. S. Negrin and K. G. Blume), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch91

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Duarte, California, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA

  5. 6

    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

  6. 7

    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Infectious Diseases, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153485

Online ISBN: 9781444303537

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Keywords:

  • herpes simplex virus infections;
  • HSV immunology in HCT recipient;
  • epidemiology of HSV infection in HCT recipient;
  • prophylaxis;
  • prophylaxis and treatment guidelines for herpes simplex virus (HSV);
  • drug of choice for treatment of HSV mucocutaneous infection in HCT recipient - acyclovir

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Virology

  • Pathogenesis and immunology

  • HSV immunology in the HCT recipient

  • Epidemiology

  • HSV-1

  • HSV-2

  • Epidemiology of HSV infection in the HCT recipient

  • Clinical manifestations

  • Diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Prophylaxis

  • Conclusion

  • References