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Research & Reviews  723 results

Varicella zoster virus encodes a viral decoy RHIM to inhibit cell death.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7375649
PLoS Pathogens; Steain M, Baker MODG et. al.

Jul 10th, 2020 - Herpesviruses are known to encode a number of inhibitors of host cell death, including RIP Homotypic Interaction Motif (RHIM)-containing proteins. Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a member of the alphaherpesvirus subfamily and is responsible for ca...

Varicella zoster virus in inflammatory bowel disease patients: what every gastroenterol...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjaa132
Journal of Crohn's & Colitis; Schreiner P, Mueller NJ et. al.

Jun 27th, 2020 - Primary Varicella Zoster virus (VZV) infection results in varicella (chickenpox) while its reactivation results in herpes zoster (HZ; shingles). Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are susceptible to complications of primary VZV infecti...

Stop, think SCORTCH: rethinking the traditional 'TORCH' screen in an era of re-emerging...
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-318841
Archives of Disease in Childhood; Penner J, Hernstadt H et. al.

Jun 24th, 2020 - The epidemiology of congenital infections is ever changing, with a recent resurgence in syphilis infection rates seen in the UK. Identification of congenital infection is often delayed; early recognition and management of congenital infections is ...

Hypopharyngeal and Laryngeal Lesions in a Patient with Chickenpox.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0145561320932312
Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal; Hsu PY, Jang TY

Jun 17th, 2020 - Hypopharyngeal and Laryngeal Lesions in a Patient with Chickenpox.|2020|Hsu PY,Jang TY,|

Pityriasis rosea as a cutaneous manifestation of COVID-19 infection.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7267489
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV; Ehsani AH, Nasimi M et. al.

May 2nd, 2020 - Cutaneous manifestation has been reported in 0.2% of patients infected by COVID-19 in China, and 18 out of 88 patients from Italy. The most commonly reported features are exanthomatous rash, urticaria, chickenpox like vesicles, petechiae, and acut...

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Guidelines  27 results

Shingles - Genetics Home Reference - NIH
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/shingles

Oct 28th, 2019 - Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) results from infection by the varicella zoster virus. This common virus causes chickenpox (also known as varicella), which is characterized by itchy spots on the skin that cover the whole body and usually oc...

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p539.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is a two-dose intramuscular vaccine labeled for the prevention of herpes zoster virus (shingles) in adults 50 years and older. It is not indicated for the prevention of primary varicella infection (chickenpox).

Vaccine Information Statement | Shingles Recombinant | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.html

Jul 10th, 2018 - Shingles Vaccine Information Statement Shingles (also called herpes zoster, or just zoster) is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chicke...

Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia: Prevention and Management
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/p656.html
American Family Physician;

Feb 11th, 2018 - Herpes zoster, or shingles, is caused by reactivation of varicella zoster virus, which causes chickenpox. There are an estimated 1 million cases in the Unites States annually, with an individual lifetime risk of 30%. Patients with conditions that ...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine Safety Vaccines | Vaccine Safety | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/shingles-herpes-vaccine.html

Oct 26th, 2015 - Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash that develops on one side of the face or body. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox. Anyone who has had chickenpox in the past can get shingles b...

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Drugs  533 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,359 results

Acyclovir - acyclovir capsule-NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=acb1ff73-b27d-b3a4-e053-2995a90a2956

Aug 11th, 2020 - Acyclovir capsules is indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Acyclovir capsules is indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Acyclovir capsules is indicated ...

Valacyclovir - valacyclovir tablet-Yiling Pharmaceutical, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f3ee4017-a4fc-475d-a49b-b39168ec5966

Jul 15th, 2020 - Valacyclovir tablets are a deoxynucleoside analogue DNA polymerase inhibitor indicated for: Adult Patients (1.1) Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis) Genital Herpes •  Treatment in immunocompetent patients (initial or recurrent episode)      •  Suppressio...

Varicella zoster virus encodes a viral decoy RHIM to inhibit cell death.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7375649
PLoS Pathogens; Steain M, Baker MODG et. al.

Jul 10th, 2020 - Herpesviruses are known to encode a number of inhibitors of host cell death, including RIP Homotypic Interaction Motif (RHIM)-containing proteins. Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a member of the alphaherpesvirus subfamily and is responsible for ca...

Varicella zoster virus in inflammatory bowel disease patients: what every gastroenterol...
https://doi.org/10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjaa132
Journal of Crohn's & Colitis; Schreiner P, Mueller NJ et. al.

Jun 27th, 2020 - Primary Varicella Zoster virus (VZV) infection results in varicella (chickenpox) while its reactivation results in herpes zoster (HZ; shingles). Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are susceptible to complications of primary VZV infecti...

Stop, think SCORTCH: rethinking the traditional 'TORCH' screen in an era of re-emerging...
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-318841
Archives of Disease in Childhood; Penner J, Hernstadt H et. al.

Jun 24th, 2020 - The epidemiology of congenital infections is ever changing, with a recent resurgence in syphilis infection rates seen in the UK. Identification of congenital infection is often delayed; early recognition and management of congenital infections is ...

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News  103 results

Exogenous boosting against shingles not as robust as thought
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/216026/infectious-diseases/exogenous-boosting-against-shingles-not-robust?channel=27970
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 23rd, 2020 - Exposure to children with chickenpox reduces the incidence of shingles in adults 33% over 2 years, and 27% out to 20 years, according to British investigators. copyright clsgraphics/iStockphoto.

Shingles - Genetics Home Reference - NIH
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/shingles

Oct 28th, 2019 - Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) results from infection by the varicella zoster virus. This common virus causes chickenpox (also known as varicella), which is characterized by itchy spots on the skin that cover the whole body and usually oc...

Morning Break: Another Vax Benefit; The Theranos 'Adventure'; Juul's Public Health Grant
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/publichealth/80383

Jun 11th, 2019 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Strong evidence suggests that kids who get the chickenpox vaccine are at lower risk for childhood shingles. (NBC News) Comprehensive study demonstrates that no set diet is effective for everyone. (Th...

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p539.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is a two-dose intramuscular vaccine labeled for the prevention of herpes zoster virus (shingles) in adults 50 years and older. It is not indicated for the prevention of primary varicella infection (chickenpox).

Vaccine Information Statement | Shingles Recombinant | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.html

Jul 10th, 2018 - Shingles Vaccine Information Statement Shingles (also called herpes zoster, or just zoster) is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chicke...

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Patient Education  51 results see all →