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Disseminated herpes simplex in newborn infants
  1. T. Bird,
  2. J. E. Ennis,
  3. A. J. Wort,
  4. P. S. Gardner
  1. Department of Pathology, Newcastle General Hospital, and Dryburn Hospital, Durham
  2. Department of Bacteriology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne


    Six cases of disseminated herpes simplex virus infection in newborn infants have been collected. The morbid anatomical and histological findings are described for the various tissues of the body. For the first time, the typical lesions were found in the lung. This and the other findings are discussed from the aetiological point of view.

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