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Herpes simplex virus (HSV) pneumonia in the non-ventilated immunocompromised host: burden and predictors.

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Summary of "Herpes simplex virus (HSV) pneumonia in the non-ventilated immunocompromised host: burden and predictors."

To evaluate burden and predictors of HSV pneumonia among immunocompromised patients not undergoing invasive mechanical ventilation according to a tailored diagnostic algorithm.

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Name: The Journal of infection
ISSN: 1532-2742
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