Table 2

Virological profiles of affected infants, mothers and other household members

Case numberOnset of symptoms (DOL)Hospitalisation since birthLocalisation of HSV detection*HSV subtypeHSV copies/mLActive maternal or household HSV infection
16NoCSF2N/AMother, labial herpes
25NoCSF1N/ANone reported
330NoCSF1N/AMother, labial herpes
4N/AYesMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
55NoCSF2N/ANone reported
61YesBlood15.8×102Mother, labial herpes
718NoBloodN/AN/ANone reported
8†N/AYesMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
9†N/AYesMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
10N/AYesMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, various mucocutaneous lesions
116NoBloodN/AN/ANone reported
12N/AYesMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
1319NoBloodN/AN/AFather, labial herpes
143YesBlood15×106None reported
152YesMucocutaneous1N/AFather, labial herpes
1634NoBlood1N/AMother, labial herpes
177NoMucocutaneous1N/AMother, labial herpes
1821NoCSF14.3×102None reported
1913NoMucocutaneous1N/AFather, labial herpes
209NoMucocutaneous1N/AMother, labial herpes
2152NoMucocutaneousN/AN/ASibling, labial herpes
223NoCSF2N/ANone reported
232YesBlood14.5×106None reported
246NoMucocutaneous1N/ANone reported
259NoCSF25.7×103None reported
2621NoMucocutaneous1N/ANone reported
270YesMucocutaneous1N/ANone reported
288YesBlood1N/ANone reported
29N/AYesMucocutaneous1N/AMother, genital herpes
30N/ANoMucocutaneous1N/AMother, labial herpes
3114NoMucocutaneous16.7×103Mother, labial herpes
32N/ANoMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, various mucocutaneous lesions
33N/ANoMucocutaneous1 and 2N/AMother, genital herpes
34N/ANoMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
3512NoMucocutaneousN/AN/ANone reported
3635NoMucocutaneousN/AN/AMother, labial herpes
3725NoBlood1 and 2N/AMother, genital herpes
  • *All tests performed via PCR.

  • †Twins.

  • CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; DOL, day of life; HSV, herpes simplex virus; N/A, not available.