Perinatal herpesvirus infections. Herpes simplex, varicella, and cytomegalovirus

Infect Dis Clin North Am. 1997 Mar;11(1):27-53. doi: 10.1016/s0891-5520(05)70340-8.

Abstract

The herpesvirus infections (herpes simplex, varicella, and cytomegalovirus) create many dilemmas when encountered during pregnancy. This article reviews the epidemiologic diagnosis and management of perinatal herpesvirus infections. A review of possible future trends is also included.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chickenpox / complications
  • Chickenpox / diagnosis
  • Chickenpox / drug therapy*
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections / diagnosis
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections / drug therapy*
  • Female
  • Herpes Genitalis / diagnosis
  • Herpes Genitalis / drug therapy*
  • Herpes Genitalis / transmission
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infectious Disease Transmission, Vertical*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / diagnosis
  • Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / drug therapy*