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Serological evidence of herpes simplex virus infection in atopic eczema.
  1. T J David,
  2. S J Richmond,
  3. A S Bailey


    Twenty three of 113 patients (20%) with atopic eczema had neutralising antibodies to herpes simplex virus compared with 34 of 113 matched controls (30%), an insignificant difference. This suggests that children with atopic eczema are no more likely to acquire herpes simplex infection than normal children.

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