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Herpes simplex Singapore: Herpes simplex has 2 varieties. Type 1 and type 2

Herpes lesion on upper lip Herpes simplex is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 (HSV-1 & HSV-2), diagnosed with the herpes type-specific blood test





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Hologic Announces FDA Clearance of Aptima(R) Assay to Detect Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 20:08:09 +0800 | HSMN NewsFeed
Aptima HSV 1 & 2 Assay Now Available Alongside Women's Health, Virology Menu on the Fully Automated Panther System MARLBOROUGH, Mass. , June 20, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) announced today that it has ... Diagnostics, FDA Hologic, Aptima, Herpes Simplex Virus, Panther (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)

Glutamine found to suppress herpes in mice, guinea pigs
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 00:22:16 +0800 | Health News -
A National Institutes of Health study on mice and guinea pigs shows that glutamine supplements may suppress the reactivation of herpes simplex virus. (Source: Health News -

Vaginal Bacteria May Affect Herpes and Zika Transmission
Sat, 10 Jun 2017 00:06:11 +0800 | - Daily MedNews
FRIDAY, June 9, 2017 -- Vaginal bacteria may affect the sexually transmitted Zika virus and herpes simplex virus-2, possibly helping to protect women from these infections, a new study suggests. " The human vagina has a wide array of bacterial... (Source: - Daily MedNews)

The Potential Role of Polymerase Chain Reaction in Diagnosis of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection: Is Viral Culture Outdated?
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:44:54 +0800 | Clinical Microbiology Newsletter
Even in the era of effective antiviral therapy, neonatal herpes simplex viral infection causes significant morbidity and mortality in newborns. Prompt diagnosis is the cornerstone of treatment of these infants. Outside and inside the neonatal clinical practice, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is replacing culture as a method of facilitating a speedy diagnosis of herpes simplex virus infection. New pediatric guidelines call for testing of high-risk asymptomatic infants, and thus, many more surface cultures and PCRs are being performed. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)

Medical News Today: Herpetic whitlow: Symptoms, causes, and treatment
Wed, 31 May 2017 14:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Herpetic whitlow is a rare but painful infection which occurs on the fingers and is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Medical News Today: Eczema herpeticum: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Sat, 27 May 2017 20:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
What is eczema, what is the herpes simplex virus, and what is eczema herpeticum? Learn about the treatments available and how it may be prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Health Tip: Coping With Cold Sores
Fri, 12 May 2017 14:05:14 +0800 | - Daily MedNews
-- Cold sores are small blisters, triggered a herpes virus, that mostly form on the mouth. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests how to cope with them: Apply an over-the-counter antiviral cold-sore medication that contains docosanol or... (Source: - Daily MedNews)

First study of Oncolytic HSV-1 in children & young adults with cancer indicates safety, tolerability
Thu, 11 May 2017 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Cancer
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) HSV1716 -- an oncolytic herpes simplex virus-1 -- has been studied in adults via injection into the brain and superficial tumors. Now, a team of researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have completed the first phase 1 trial of the virus in the pediatric population, published online in Clinical Cancer Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

Case 2: Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in a Preterm Infant and Complications
Mon, 01 May 2017 07:00:00 +0800 | NeoReviews recent issues
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Why is herpes simplex virus disease risk so much greater for newborns?
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Interferon is a crucial component of the human immune system's response to infection by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), but how important a role it plays in determining the severity of disease and explaining why newborns are so much more susceptible to HSV-1 infection than adults remains unclear. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

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