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TitleHerpes zoster associated encephalitis in dialysis patients
 
AuthorsCheung, WC1
Yuen, KY1
Chang, CM1
Cheng, KP1
 
Issue Date1991
 
PublisherWB Saunders Co Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jinf
 
CitationJournal Of Infection, 1991, v. 23 n. 2, p. 169-174 [How to Cite?]
 
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.
 
ISSN0163-4453
2013 Impact Factor: 4.017
2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.738
 
ISI Accession Number IDWOS:A1991GG33400009
 
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dc.contributor.authorCheung, WC
 
dc.contributor.authorYuen, KY
 
dc.contributor.authorChang, CM
 
dc.contributor.authorCheng, KP
 
dc.date.accessioned2012-08-08T08:48:25Z
 
dc.date.available2012-08-08T08:48:25Z
 
dc.date.issued1991
 
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.
 
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dc.identifier.citationJournal Of Infection, 1991, v. 23 n. 2, p. 169-174 [How to Cite?]
 
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dc.identifier.isiWOS:A1991GG33400009
 
dc.identifier.issn0163-4453
2013 Impact Factor: 4.017
2013 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.738
 
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dc.languageeng
 
dc.publisherWB Saunders Co Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/jinf
 
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
 
dc.relation.ispartofJournal of Infection
 
dc.subject.meshAcyclovir - Administration & Dosage - Therapeutic Use
 
dc.subject.meshAdministration, Oral
 
dc.subject.meshAged
 
dc.subject.meshEncephalitis - Drug Therapy - Microbiology
 
dc.subject.meshFemale
 
dc.subject.meshHerpes Zoster - Drug Therapy
 
dc.subject.meshHumans
 
dc.subject.meshInjections, Intravenous
 
dc.subject.meshKidney Failure, Chronic - Complications - Therapy
 
dc.subject.meshMiddle Aged
 
dc.subject.meshPeritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory
 
dc.titleHerpes zoster associated encephalitis in dialysis patients
 
dc.typeArticle
 
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Author Affiliations
  1. Queen Mary Hospital Hong Kong