Non-randomized study finds somewhat more potent reduction of virus in leucocytes over several months of treatment.
Review highlights the importance of cell mediated immunity and the limitations of antivirals, vaccines and immunoglobulin therapy for HHV-6, VZV and HSV.
A Chinese medicine that has been used for thousands of years, berberine inhibits replication of CMV at micromolar levels in vitro. It was also effective against drug resistant strains of CMV, as well against murine cytomegalovirus.
Edaravone shows promise for reducing oxidation and neuronal damage in AESD.
A group from Children’s Heart Centre in Lund, Sweden, has used Artesunate as an effective antiviral therapy to aid in the treatment of a child with HHV-6B myocarditis.