VZV

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Related to varicella-zoster virus: shingles, chicken pox
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VZVVaricella-Zoster Virus
VZVVereniging Zelfstandige Vertalers (Dutch: Freelance Translators Association; Netherlands)
VZVVeld Zijdewind Vooruit (Dutch: Zijdewind-Forward Field; handball field; Zijdewind, Netherlands)
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Studahl, "Varicella-zoster virus infections of the central nervous system--prognosis, diagnostics and treatment," Journal of Infection, vol.
Fukuda et al., "Detection of varicella-zoster virus DNA in human geniculate ganglia by polymerase chain reaction," Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
A similar case report by Pui JC (8) detected the varicella-zoster virus in the muscularis propria layer of the terminal ileum in an HIV-positive patient who presented with the signs and symptoms of intestinal pseudo-obstruction.
Multiplex polymerase chain reaction for the detection of herpes simplex virus, varicella-zoster virus and cytomegalovirus in ocular specimens.
Neurologic complications of the reactivation of varicella-zoster virus. N Engl J Med 2000;342:635-45.
He examined data from 25 earlier studies on varicella-zoster virus in a variety of countries around the world, and plotted these data against a range of climatic factors, the BBC reported.
After a bout of chickenpox, the varicella-zoster virus lies dormant in the body, but as immunity wanes with age, the virus can reactivate in the spinal nerves leading to the skin.
To the Editor: Varicella-zoster virus (VZV), a human herpesvirus, is the causative agent of varicella (chickenpox) and herpes zoster (shingles).
Nearly equal proportions of cases and controls (76%) recalled having had primary infection with varicella-zoster virus (Arch.
Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is the etiological agent of primary varicella (chicken pox) in childhood; it establishes a latent infection that may be reactivated to cause herpes zoster (shingles).