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Investigation of varicella-zoster virus infection by polymerase chain reaction in the immunocompetent host with acute varicella.
Aseptic meningitis caused by reactivation of varicella-zoster virus in two immunocompetent patients.
Re-activation of dormant varicella-zoster virus occurs when cell-mediated immunity is weakened, allowing viral replication within the infected ganglia.
Seroepidemiology of varicella-zoster virus infection in a cosmopolitan city (Erzurum) in the eastern Turkey.
Varicella-zoster virus vaccine is a live attenuated virus that becomes latent after vaccination.
Varicella-zoster virus antibody levels (Geometric Mean Titers, GMT), as measured by glycoprotein enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (gpELISA) six weeks after vaccination, were increased 2.
Herpes zoster in healthy infants and toddlers after perinatal exposure to Varicella-zoster virus A case series and review of the literature.
The patient was also negative for Borrelia burgdorferi and varicella-zoster virus.
Objective: Herpes zoster (HZ) is a vesicular cutaneous infection caused by reactivation of the latent varicella-zoster virus from dorsal root ganglia characterized by dermatome distribution.
Cryptococcus neoformans, CMV, Epstein-Barr virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, HIV, herpes simplex virus, and varicella-zoster virus by PCR and culture cultivation.
Smart VZV is intended for rapid detection of the varicella-zoster virus, a member of the herpes virus subfamily, the cause of potentially life-threatening complications of the lungs, liver and central nervous system in immunocompromised children.