TITLE

Autoinfection

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Kevin
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7270, p1207
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the author's autoinfection with herpes simplex. Recurrence of the virus in saliva when no recrudescent lip lesion is present; How the author infected his chin after using his saliva to moisten a razor blade while shaving; Risk of transmission among herpes patients who are between recurrences.
ACCESSION #
3749054

 

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