Journal of NeuroVirology

, Volume 23, Issue 4, pp 640–641 | Cite as

Response to the letter to the editor by Andreas Sauerbrei on “Acyclovir resistance in herpes simplex type I encephalitis, a case report”

  • Erich SchmutzhardEmail author
  • Melanie Bergmann
  • Ronny Beer
  • Mario Kofler
  • Raimund Helbok
  • Bettina Pfausler
Letter to the Editor


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Conflict of interest

All authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neurology, NICUMedical University InnsbruckInnsbruckAustria

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