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Polymerase chain reaction for detection of herpes simplex virus encephalitis.
  1. J Aslanzadeh,
  2. D J Skiest
  1. University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030.

    Abstract

    A patient with herpes simplex virus encephalitis is described. The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was used to confirm the diagnosis in cerebrospinal fluid. PCR allows the rapid diagnosis of many infectious organisms, such as HSV, in which prompt diagnosis is essential.

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