Research Article| Volume 48, ISSUE 4, P311-318, October 1979

Herpesvirus hominis Type 1: A summary of structure, composition, growth cycle, and cytopathogenic effects

  • M.L. Hicks
    Reprint requests to: Dr. M. L. Hicks Endodontics Department National Naval Dental Center Bethesda, Md. 20014
    National Naval Dental Center Bethesda, Md., USA
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  • G.T. Terezhalmy
    National Naval Dental Center Bethesda, Md., USA
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    ∗ Captain (DC) USN: Staff, Endodontics Department.
    ∗∗ Commander (DC) USN; Head, Oral Diagnosis and Radiology Department, Naval Regional Dental Center, Parris Island, S. C. The assertions and opinions contained herein are the private ones of the authors and are not to be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the Department of the Navy.
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      The widespread occurrence of localized herpetic infections constitutes a significant problem for the dental profession. A summary of the structure and composition, growth cycle, and cytopathogenic effects of Herpesvirus hominis Type 1 is offered with the hope that a greater understanding of herpetic infections will ensue.
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