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Meningitis caused by human herpesvirus-6.
  1. L M Huang,
  2. C Y Lee,
  3. P I Lee,
  4. J M Chen,
  5. P J Wang
  1. Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei.


    Since the discovery of human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) the illnesses associated with it have increased steadily. Two infants with meningitis are reported: both suffered a mild meningitis and serological studies confirmed an acute HHV-6 infection. This report supports a role of HHV-6 in nervous system disease.

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