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Volume 13, Number 2—February 2007

Dispatch

Disseminated Neonatal Herpes Caused by Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2

Aleksandra Knezevic*Comments to Author , Jelena Martic†, Maja Stanojevic*, Sasa Jankovic‡, Jasminka Nedeljkovic‡, Ljubica Nikolic†, Srdjan Pasic†, Borisav Jankovic†, and Tanja Jovanovic*
Author affiliations: *University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia; †Mother and Child Health Institute Dr Vukan Cupic, Belgrade, Serbia; ‡Institute of Immunology and Virology Torlak, Belgrade, Serbia;

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Maternal serologic status for herpes simplex virus (HSV)–1 and HSV-2 at different time points after delivery*

Time after delivery, moHSV-1†
HSV-2†
IgM (IU/mL)IgG (IU/mL)IgM (IU/mL)IgG (IU/mL)
2
170
836
Avidity 57%
35

6
145
1,019 IU/ml
Avidity 90%
50
135
Avidity 50%
957550 IU/mL–-55
Avidity 77%

*IgM, immunoglobulin M.
†Reference values: IgM positive >30 IU/mL; IgG positive >30 IU/mL.

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