Three Adolescents with Primary Human Herpesvirus 7 Infection during a Measles Outbreak

Toya Kono, Fumihiko Hattori, Yoshiki Kawamura, Hiroki Miura, Yuta Sudo, Michio Suzuki, Tetsushi Yoshikawa

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Abstract

During local small measles outbreak in Japan, 3 adolescents with febrile skin rash suspected as having measles were diagnosed with primary human herpesvirus (HHV)-7 infection. Primary HHV-7 infection can cause exanthem subitum in not only young children but also adolescents. HHV-7 should be considered as a possible causative agent for adolescent febrile skin rash during the measles outbreak.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)E209-E211
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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