Following a primary infection, the virus enters the nerves at the site of primary infection, migrates to the cell body of the neuron, and becomes latent in the ganglion.
HIV/AIDS, immunosuppression in solid organ transplants). Neonatal herpes simplex is a HSV infection in an infant.
It is a rare but serious condition, usually caused by vertical transmission of HSV-1 or -2) from mother to newborn.
Infections are categorized based on the part of the body infected. It may result in small blisters in groups often called cold sores or fever blisters or may just cause a sore throat.
Herpes simplex is divided into two types; HSV-1 causes primarily mouth, throat, face, eye, and central nervous system infections, whereas HSV-2 causes primarily anogenital infections. HSV infection causes several distinct medical disorders.