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ALLMedicine™ Varicella-zoster Center

Research & Reviews  2,131 results

Segmental Zoster Paresis: A Literature Review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33988945
Pain Physician; Meng Y, Zhuang L et. al.

May 14th, 2021 - Herpes zoster is an acute infectious skin disease that is induced by the re-activation of the virus incubated in nerve ganglions following initial infection with varicella-zoster virus in childhood. Herpes zoster mainly affects sensory nerves, res...

Ultra violet radiation, not temperature, has driven the evolution of varicella-zoster v...
https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab251
The Journal of Infectious Diseases; Rice P

May 8th, 2021 - Ultra violet radiation, not temperature, has driven the evolution of varicella-zoster virus.|2021|Rice P,|

Primary varicella-zoster virus infection of the immunocompromised associated with acute...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8078430
Medicine Bérar A, Ardois S et. al.

Apr 21st, 2021 - Primary varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection may be associated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), as well as with acute pancreatitis. However, there is few data concerning the evolution and the optimal treatment of these rare associa...

Inhibiting BDNF/TrkB.T1 receptor improves resiniferatoxin-induced postherpetic neuralgi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8054387
Journal of Neuroinflammation; Wei X, Wang L et. al.

Apr 20th, 2021 - Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a devastating complication after varicella-zoster virus infection. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been shown to participate in the pathogenesis of PHN. A truncated isoform of the tropomyosin receptor k...

Health Impact and Cost-effectiveness Assessment for the Introduction of Universal Varic...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003136
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Heininger U, Pillsbury M et. al.

Apr 19th, 2021 - Varicella, caused by the varicella-zoster virus, is a highly contagious infectious disease with substantial health and economic burden to society. Universal varicella vaccination (UVV) is not yet recommended by the Swiss National Immunization Prog...

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Guidelines  25 results

Herpes Zoster and Diabetes Mellitus: A Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6104256/
Diabetes Therapy; Papagianni,M.,et al

Mar 31st, 2018 - Accumulating evidence suggests that diabetes mellitus (DM) represents an important risk factor for both herpes zoster and post-herpetic neuralgia. Moreover, post-herpetic neuralgia appears to be more severe and persistent in diabetic patients. On ...

Shingrix Vaccine for Shingles Prevention: What Pharmacists Should Know
https://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/supplementals/2018/immunizationsupplementfebruary2018/shingrix-vaccine-for-shingles-prevention-what-pharmacists-should-know

Feb 23rd, 2018 - Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) was approved in October 2017 for adults 50 years and older for the prevention of herpes zoster (shingles).1 Shingles develops after the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same vi...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) For Health Care Professionals | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/shingles/hcp/index.html

Oct 16th, 2017 - Health care professionals, read more about the clinical overview, diagnosis and testing, prevention, and transmission of varicella-zoster virus (VZV).

Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities
https://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/pdf/guidelines/environmental-guidelines.pdf

Feb 14th, 2017 - Although the environment serves as a reservoir for a variety of microorganisms, it is rarely implicated in disease transmission except in the immunocompromised population. Inadvertent exposures to environmental opportunistic pathogens (e.

The Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Herpes Zoster: How Good Is It?
https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/3/suppl_1/243/2635733
Open Forum Infectious Diseases; Dooling,K.,et al

Oct 26th, 2016 - Background. One in three people will develop herpes zoster (HZ) during their life. Differential diagnosis of a dermatomal vesicular rash include herpes simplex virus (HSV), enteroviruses, contact dermatitis as well as HZ vaccine virus. Accurate cl...

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Drugs  4 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  2,211 results

Segmental Zoster Paresis: A Literature Review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33988945
Pain Physician; Meng Y, Zhuang L et. al.

May 14th, 2021 - Herpes zoster is an acute infectious skin disease that is induced by the re-activation of the virus incubated in nerve ganglions following initial infection with varicella-zoster virus in childhood. Herpes zoster mainly affects sensory nerves, res...

Ultra violet radiation, not temperature, has driven the evolution of varicella-zoster v...
https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab251
The Journal of Infectious Diseases; Rice P

May 8th, 2021 - Ultra violet radiation, not temperature, has driven the evolution of varicella-zoster virus.|2021|Rice P,|

Primary varicella-zoster virus infection of the immunocompromised associated with acute...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8078430
Medicine Bérar A, Ardois S et. al.

Apr 21st, 2021 - Primary varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection may be associated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), as well as with acute pancreatitis. However, there is few data concerning the evolution and the optimal treatment of these rare associa...

Inhibiting BDNF/TrkB.T1 receptor improves resiniferatoxin-induced postherpetic neuralgi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8054387
Journal of Neuroinflammation; Wei X, Wang L et. al.

Apr 20th, 2021 - Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is a devastating complication after varicella-zoster virus infection. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been shown to participate in the pathogenesis of PHN. A truncated isoform of the tropomyosin receptor k...

Health Impact and Cost-effectiveness Assessment for the Introduction of Universal Varic...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003136
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Heininger U, Pillsbury M et. al.

Apr 19th, 2021 - Varicella, caused by the varicella-zoster virus, is a highly contagious infectious disease with substantial health and economic burden to society. Universal varicella vaccination (UVV) is not yet recommended by the Swiss National Immunization Prog...

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News  135 results

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400_1

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

Recurrent Vesicles on the Palm
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/218355/infectious-diseases/recurrent-vesicles-palm?channel=113
Matthew W. McEwen, MD, Apphia L. Wang, MD

Mar 4th, 2020 - The Diagnosis: Herpes Simplex Virus Dermatitis A swab of the lesions yielded negative varicella-zoster virus and herpes simplex virus (HSV) cultures, but polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was positive for HSV DNA. The patient was started on acyclovi.

Fast Five Quiz: Shingles
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/922178

Dec 10th, 2019 - Herpes zoster infection, often called "shingles," is a viral infection that occurs with reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). More than 95% of immunocompetent individuals aged 50 years or older are seropositive for VZV. Although usuall...

Pink Polycyclic Ulcerations on the Lower Back and Buttocks
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/211231/infectious-diseases/pink-polycyclic-ulcerations-lower-back-and-buttocks?channel=113
Venkata Anisha Guda, BS, Jacqueline Bucher, MD

Oct 30th, 2019 - The Diagnosis: Herpes Simplex Virus A skin biopsy was sent for tissue culture and was negative for mycobacterial, bacterial, and fungal growth. Histopathologic examination showed ballooning degeneration of keratinocytes with herpetic cytopathic ef.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →