An error appeared in the commentary by Frenkel titled “Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis” that was published in the March 2005 issue of Pediatrics (2005;115:795–797). On page 796, the second full paragraph, the author wrote: “However, at 3 months of age the infant had seizures with markedly abnormal CSF parameters (CSF: 1415 WBCs per μL with 46% neutrophils, 27% lymphocytes, 27% monocytes, 97 RBCs per μL, protein level of 131 mg/dL, and glucose level of 47 mg/dL) and HSV DNA detected.” This sentence should have read as follows: “However, at 3 months of age the infant had seizures with markedly abnormal CSF parameters (CSF: 97 WBCs per μL with 46% neutrophils, 27% lymphocytes, 27% monocytes, 1415 RBCs per μL, protein level of 131 mg/dL, and glucose level of 47 mg/dL) and HSV DNA detected.” While I regret this error, a CSF...

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