European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 164, Issue 11, pp 708–709

Fulminant hepatic failure in a newborn with herpes simplex virus 2 infection

  • Sascha Meyer
  • Gisela Enders
  • Ali Baghai
  • Günther Löffler
  • Ludwig Gortner
  • Sven Gottschling
Short Report

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sascha Meyer
    • 1
  • Gisela Enders
    • 2
  • Ali Baghai
    • 1
  • Günther Löffler
    • 1
  • Ludwig Gortner
    • 1
  • Sven Gottschling
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care MedicineUniversity Children’s Hospital of the SaarlandHomburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Laboratory MedicineStuttgart Germany

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