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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
Instructive Case

Successful treatment of foscarnet-resistant herpes simplex stomatitis with intravenous cidofovir in a child

Bryant, Penelope MRCPCH; Sasadeusz, Joe FRACP, PhD; Carapetis, Jonathan FRACP, PhD; Waters, Keith FRACP; Curtis, Nigel MRCPCH, PhD

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Abstract

A leukemic child developed recurrent herpes simplex virus lesions shortly after receiving a bone marrow transplant and while taking acyclovir. The isolate was resistant to acyclovir and foscarnet in vitro. The lesions responded to a course of cidofovir.

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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