Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.

Maria Ciardi, Giovanna Giacchetti, Cesare Giovanni Fedele, Antonio Tenorio, Antonella Brandi, Raffaella Libertone, Camilla Ajassa, Leonardo Borgese, Salvatore Delia

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Abstract

Cerebellar disorders due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection are rare and always associated with herpes simplex encephalitis. We report 2 cases of severe primary acute cerebellitis caused by HSV type 1 that were identified by nested polymerase chain reaction performed on cerebrospinal fluid samples.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume36
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Cerebellar Diseases
Human Herpesvirus 1
Virus Diseases
Simplexvirus
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Polymerase Chain Reaction

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Ciardi, M., Giacchetti, G., Fedele, C. G., Tenorio, A., Brandi, A., Libertone, R., ... Delia, S. (2003). Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 36(3).

Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. / Ciardi, Maria; Giacchetti, Giovanna; Fedele, Cesare Giovanni; Tenorio, Antonio; Brandi, Antonella; Libertone, Raffaella; Ajassa, Camilla; Borgese, Leonardo; Delia, Salvatore.

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2003.

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Ciardi, M, Giacchetti, G, Fedele, CG, Tenorio, A, Brandi, A, Libertone, R, Ajassa, C, Borgese, L & Delia, S 2003, 'Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 36, no. 3.
Ciardi M, Giacchetti G, Fedele CG, Tenorio A, Brandi A, Libertone R et al. Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2003;36(3).
Ciardi, Maria ; Giacchetti, Giovanna ; Fedele, Cesare Giovanni ; Tenorio, Antonio ; Brandi, Antonella ; Libertone, Raffaella ; Ajassa, Camilla ; Borgese, Leonardo ; Delia, Salvatore. / Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2003 ; Vol. 36, No. 3.
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