16. Management of Herpes Simplex Virus

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Marian G. Michaels MD, MPH

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch16

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Michaels, M. G. (2011) Management of Herpes Simplex Virus, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch16

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Division of Pediatric Infectious, Diseases, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949



  • management of herpes simplex virus;
  • primary orolabial/ genital (mucocutaneous) infection;
  • reactivated orolabial/genital (mucocutaneous) infection;
  • prevention of reactivation - or chronic suppressive therapy;
  • keratitis;
  • meningoencephalitis;
  • acyclovir-resistant HSV;
  • CMV, cytomegalovirus;
  • CSF, cerebrospinal fluid;
  • dosing, based on treatment for CMV