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Herpes Infections

Herpes Infections

Herpes Infections

Nneka Nwokolo
Nneka Nwokolo
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 14 Jun 2018
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Last updated: 20 Jun 2018

Reference: 189928

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This session will cover the pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnostics and treatment of Herpes simplex and zoster infections in the setting of HIV.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the various clinical presentations, clinical findings and complications of Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infections in the setting of HIV
• Detail the specific laboratory diagnostics of HSV and VZV infections
• List first and second line treatment regimens for HSV and VZV infections
• Detail the indications for the use of secondary prophylaxis in HSV infection
• Discuss the indications for hyperimmune globulin and vaccination in VZV infection
Nneka Nwokolo

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Nneka Nwokolo
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Nneka Nwokolo is a Consultant Physician in Genitourinary and HIV Medicine at 56 Dean Street, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

She qualified from the University of Papua New Guinea and trained in Genitourinary Medicine at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

She was the Chair of the Writing Group for the 2015 BASHH Chlamydia treatment guidelines and her special interests include the finding ways to reduce onward transmission of HIV and STIs using patient-focused/friendly interventions.

Other interests include recurrent genital infections, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis against HIV infection and the sexual and reproductive health of HIV positive women, particularly with regard to contraception and the menopause.

She is an examiner for the Diploma in Genitourinary Medicine.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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