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Case 2: Acyclovir-Resistant Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

You answered:

A Acyclovir (Zovirax) 10 mg/kg IV q8h.

This answer is incorrect.  Using a very high dose of acyclovir (Zovirax) would not likely override the acyclovir resistance and thus intravenous acyclovir would not be an optimal choice.

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B Famciclovir (Famvir) 500 mg PO tid.
C Foscarnet (Foscavir) 40 mg/kg IV q8h.
D Valacyclovir (Valtrex) 1000 mg PO tid.

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