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Article: Herpes zoster associated encephalitis in dialysis patients

TitleHerpes zoster associated encephalitis in dialysis patients
Authors
Issue Date1991
PublisherWB Saunders Co Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jinf
Citation
Journal Of Infection, 1991, v. 23 n. 2, p. 169-174 How to Cite?
Abstract
Two patients on dialysis because of chronic renal failure who developed herpes zoster associated encephalitis are reported. Both developed overt encephalopathy despite treatment with oral acyclovir for the preceding herpes zoster eruption. The encephalopathy responded rapidly to intravenous acyclovir.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/157250
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2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.738
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Author Affiliations
  1. Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorCheung, WCen_US
dc.contributor.authorYuen, KYen_US
dc.contributor.authorChang, CMen_US
dc.contributor.authorCheng, KPen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-08T08:48:25Z-
dc.date.available2012-08-08T08:48:25Z-
dc.date.issued1991en_US
dc.identifier.citationJournal Of Infection, 1991, v. 23 n. 2, p. 169-174en_US
dc.identifier.issn0163-4453en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/157250-
dc.description.abstractTwo patients on dialysis because of chronic renal failure who developed herpes zoster associated encephalitis are reported. Both developed overt encephalopathy despite treatment with oral acyclovir for the preceding herpes zoster eruption. The encephalopathy responded rapidly to intravenous acyclovir.en_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherWB Saunders Co Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jinfen_US
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Infectionen_US
dc.subject.meshAcyclovir - Administration & Dosage - Therapeutic Useen_US
dc.subject.meshAdministration, Oralen_US
dc.subject.meshAgeden_US
dc.subject.meshEncephalitis - Drug Therapy - Microbiologyen_US
dc.subject.meshFemaleen_US
dc.subject.meshHerpes Zoster - Drug Therapyen_US
dc.subject.meshHumansen_US
dc.subject.meshInjections, Intravenousen_US
dc.subject.meshKidney Failure, Chronic - Complications - Therapyen_US
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden_US
dc.subject.meshPeritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatoryen_US
dc.titleHerpes zoster associated encephalitis in dialysis patientsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.emailYuen, KY:kyyuen@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityYuen, KY=rp00366en_US
dc.description.naturelink_to_subscribed_fulltexten_US
dc.identifier.pmid1753116en_US
dc.identifier.scopuseid_2-s2.0-0025944497en_US
dc.identifier.volume23en_US
dc.identifier.issue2en_US
dc.identifier.spage169en_US
dc.identifier.epage174en_US
dc.identifier.isiWOS:A1991GG33400009-
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_US
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridCheung, WC=7202743116en_US
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridYuen, KY=36078079100en_US
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridChang, CM=7407031960en_US
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridCheng, KP=36986601400en_US

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