Neonatal herpes

Common Name(s)

Neonatal herpes

Description for this condition is not yet available.
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Neonatal herpes" for support, advocacy or research.

Logo
ProjectAccept.org

To gather together all individuals and groups affected by HSV(herpes) & HPV into one social movement; to organize and empower the community in order to fund ProjectAccept.org which will combat HSV & HPV on the following fronts: Awareness: To raise public awareness of both the present and the potential impact of viruses on the uninfected and their loved ones Acceptance: To combat the stigma surrounding HSV & HPV; to make life for the affected easier, while fighting the spread of the viruses through more open communication Virus Research: To combat the disease(s) medically

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

View Details
Logo
The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Neonatal herpes" for support, advocacy or research.

Logo
ProjectAccept.org

To gather together all individuals and groups affected by HSV(herpes) & HPV into one social movement; to organize and empower the community in order to fund ProjectAccept.org which will combat HSV & HPV on the following fronts: Awareness: To raise public awareness of both the present and the potential impact of viruses on the uninfected and their loved ones Acceptance: To combat the stigma surrounding HSV & HPV; to make life for the affected easier, while fighting the spread of the viruses through more open communication Virus Research: To combat the disease(s) medically

http://www.projectaccept.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2013

View Details
Logo
The STD Project

Established in April of 2012 during STD Awareness Month, The STD Project is a multi-award-winning independent website and progressive movement eradicating STD stigma by facilitating and encouraging awareness, education, and acceptance through story-telling and resource recommendations. We are taking steps toward modern-day sexual health and prevention by advocating for conscientious and informed decisions.

http://www.thestdproject.com/

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2016

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Neonatal herpes" returned 53 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Response to Recent Review of Literature on Transmission of Neonatal Herpes Through Ritual Circumcision With Oral Suction.
 

Author(s): Daniel Berman, Brenda Breuer, Awi Federgruen

Journal: J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Sep;4(3):284-5.

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2015

Go To URL
Neonatal Herpes Infection Associated With Direct Orogenital Suction During Ritual Jewish Circumcision.
 

Author(s): Rebecca Pellett Madan, Betsy C Herold, Adam J Ratner, Lisa Saiman, Anne A Gershon, Lawrence R Stanberry

Journal: J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Sep;4(3):283-4.

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2015

Go To URL
Challenges in the care of young infants with suspected neonatal herpes simplex virus.
 

Author(s): Aaron S Miller, Jeffrey S Bennett

Journal: Hosp Pediatr. 2015 Feb;5(2):106-8.

 

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2015

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Neonatal herpes" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fifteen minute consultation: managing neonatal and childhood herpes encephalitis.
 

Author(s): K Le Doare, Esse Menson, Deepak Patel, Ming Lim, Hermione Lyall, Jethro Herberg

Journal: Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2015 Apr;100(2):58-63.

 

Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is the most common single cause of viral encephalitis in infants and children. Treated or untreated, it can be associated with considerable morbidity and mortality, and its presentation is usually insidious and non-specific. Prompt and careful investigation ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2015

Go To URL
The immunologic basis for severe neonatal herpes disease and potential strategies for therapeutic intervention.
 

Author(s): Soren Gantt, William J Muller

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():369172.

 

Herpes simplex viruses types 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2) infect a large proportion of the world's population. Infection is life-long and can cause periodic mucocutaneous symptoms, but it only rarely causes life-threatening disease among immunocompetent children and adults. However, ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2013

Go To URL
Acute retinal necrosis caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 in children: reactivation of an undiagnosed latent neonatal herpes infection.
 

Author(s): Charles Grose

Journal: Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2012 Sep;19(3):115-8.

 

Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is known to cause acute retinal necrosis (ARN). The availability of HSV-2-specific polymerase chain reaction tests for diagnostic analysis has greatly increased our ability to discriminate ARN caused by HSV-2 from ARN caused by either herpes simplex ...

Last Updated: 14 Aug 2012

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

There are currently no related results available in Genetics Home Reference.

There are currently no related results available in GeneReviews.

There are currently no related results available in Genetic Testing Registry.

 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Diaplacental Transfer of Anti-HCMV- and Anti-VZV-immunoglobulin G (IgG) -Antibodies at Premature and Mature Newborns
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Materno-fetal Transfer of Anti-HCMV-IgG; Materno-fetal Transfer of Anti-VZV-IgG

 

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

Go to URL