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journal article 
Author(s):
Saugel, Bernd; Jakobus, Julia; Huber, Wolfgang; Hoffmann, Dieter; Holzapfel, Konstantin; Protzer, Ulrike; Schmid, Roland M; Umgelter, Andreas 
Title:
Herpes simplex virus in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of medical intensive care unit patients: Association with lung injury and outcome. 
Abstract:
In intensive care unit (ICU) patients in whom bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) was analyzed for suspected infectious pulmonary disease, we investigated the association of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the BALF with lung injury and patient outcome.In this retrospective cohort study, we included 201 patients treated in a medical ICU of a German university hospital in whom BALF samples were analyzed for the presence of HSV using quantitative polymerase chain reaction analysis.Eighty-seven patien...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Crit Care 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
32 
Pages contribution:
138-44 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0883-9441 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Virologie; Institut für Radiologie