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The Role of Antiviral Therapy in Immunocompromised Patients With Herpes Simplex Virus Meningitis
Clinical Infectious Diseases
Background. Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) are important causes of acute neurologic illness. Although the role of acyclovir in treating HSV encephalitis is clear, the role of antiviral therapy in HSV meningitis remains controversial. Methods. In this retrospective observational study, we reviewed the charts of all patients with cerebrospinal fluid specimens positive for HSV-1 or HSV-2 by polymerase chain reaction between July 2000 and November 2012. Patients' charts weredoi:10.1093/cid/ciu772 pmid:25273082 fatcat:dsv5crcddfabbfo7jrkiokih6q