Author | Jonathan Z. Li, MD


HSV-1 Encephalitis Complicated by Cerebral Hemorrhage in an HIV-Positive Person

April 02, 2009

Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is the most common cause of sporadic encephalitis worldwide. In the California Encephalitis Project, 24% of the cases of viral encephalitis were caused by HSV-1 and 3% were caused by HSV-2.1