Neonatal herpes

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Neonatal herpes

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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

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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

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Condition Specific Organizations

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

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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

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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

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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 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effectiveness of Early Antiviral Therapy in Disseminated Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) with Fulminant Hepatic Failure.
 

Author(s): Divya Mirchandani, Rafia Jawed, Nayaab Khawar, Pramod Narula, Minnie John

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BACKGROUND Liver failure in the neonatal population is a life-threatening complication and has a wide array of etiologies, including infectious, immune-mediated, metabolic, or drug-induced. Although neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) hepatitis only accounts for 1% of all acute liver ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cutaneous neonatal herpes simplex virus infection type 2: a case report.
 

Author(s): Maraya de Jesus Semblano Bittencourt, Lívia Karlla Marinho Freitas, Marion Guimarães Drago, Alessandra Haber Carvalho, Bianca Angelina Macêdo do Nascimento

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. 2016 Apr;91(2):216-8.

 

Neonatal herpes is a serious condition. Newborns can be contaminated in utero via transplacental hematogenic transmission, upon delivery (the most frequent route), or during the postnatal period (indirect transmission). Optimal management requires prompt and accurate recognition, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Testing and Empiric Treatment for Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus: Challenges and Opportunities for Improving the Value of Care.
 

Author(s): Laura Brower, Amanda Schondelmeyer, Paria Wilson, Samir S Shah

Journal: Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Feb;6(2):108-11.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Neonatal herpes" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Infection and Jewish Ritual Circumcision With Oral Suction: A Systematic Review.
 

Author(s): Brian F Leas, Craig A Umscheid

Journal: J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Jun;4(2):126-31.

 

Jewish ritual circumcision rarely but occasionally includes a procedure involving direct oral suction of the wound, which can expose an infant to infection with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1). This practice has provoked international controversy in recent years, but no systematic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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