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Research & Reviews  386 results

Monkeypox Clinical Presentation

Jun 16th, 2022 - Physical Examination The most reliable clinical sign differentiating monkeypox from smallpox and chickenpox is enlarged lymph nodes, especially the submental, submandibular, cervical, and inguinal nodes. [12] Note the image below. Lymphadenopathy ...

Effectiveness of oral aciclovir in preventing maternal chickenpox: A comparison with VZIG.
The Journal of Infection; Sile B, Brown KE et. al.

Jun 7th, 2022 - Although often presenting as a self-limiting childhood disease, chickenpox can have serious consequences if acquired in pregnancy. Until April 2022, the UK recommendations were that varicella immunoglobulin (VZIG) should be administered intramuscu...


Jun 3rd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Chickenpox is usually acquired through inhalation of airborne respiratory droplets from an infected host. High viral titers are found in the characteristic vesicles of chickenpox; viral transmission may also occur through direc...

Chickenpox Workup

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Approach Considerations The workup for chickenpox includes a Tzanck smear, vesicular fluid culture, serologic testing, chest radiography, and histologic examination. Next: Tzanck Smear A Tzanck smear of vesicular fluid, which can be prepared in an...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  37 results

Safety and Immunogenicity of Zostavax Vaccine in Patients Undergoing Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

Jun 1st, 2022 - Varicella zoster virus is part of the herpesvirus group and causes chickenpox in exposed individuals. The majority of the population is seropositive for this virus. Reactivation of varicella zoster virus occurs in up to 30% of the general populati...

A Study on the Immune Response and Safety of Various Potencies of an Investigational Chickenpox Vaccine Compared With a Marketed Chickenpox Vaccine, Given to Healthy Children 12 to 15 Months of Age

May 19th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to assess immune response and safety of various potencies of an investigational chickenpox vaccine given to healthy children 12 to 15 months of age.

Study on Efficacy of Attenuated Zoster Vaccine, Live

Dec 8th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a herpesvirus that causes two distinct clinical syndromes. Primary infection is manifested as varicella (chickenpox) , whereas reactivation of latent VZV results in a localized eruption known as herpes zoster. The i...

Safety and Effectiveness of Live Zoster Vaccine in Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Users (VERVE Trial)

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Herpes zoster (HZ), also known as "shingles", is caused by reactivation and multiplication of the ubiquitous varicella zoster virus (VZV) that remains latent in everyone's sensory neurons following varicella, or "chickenpox". Among individuals who...

Use of a Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) Vaccine to Prevent Shingles in HIV-Infected Children Who Have Already Had Chickenpox

Nov 1st, 2021 - Varicella (chickenpox) results from primary infection with VZV. Varicella, a common and usually benign illness in normal children, is more severe in HIV-infected children and may result in other conditions such as HZ (shingles). HZ is due to react...

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News  108 results

Kindergarten vaccination rates dip below 95% target
Marcia Frellick

Apr 26th, 2022 - Vaccination rates among kindergartners in the United States dipped below the Healthy People 2030 target of 95% in 2020-2021, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Data from 47 states and the District.

GOP Revives Anti-Vax, Pro-Ivermectin Measure in Kansas

Mar 17th, 2022 - TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative Republican lawmakers on Thursday revived a proposal to weaken Kansas' vaccination requirements for children enrolling in school and day care and to make it easier for people to get potentially dangerous treatments ...

Schools, pediatricians look to make up lost ground on non–COVID-19 vaccinations
Kate Ruder, Kaiser Health News

Nov 22nd, 2021 - WESTMINSTER, COLO. – Melissa Blatzer was determined to get her three children caught up on their routine immunizations on a recent Saturday morning at a walk-in clinic in this Denver suburb.

ACIP Recommends Shingrix for Younger Immunocompromised Adults; Updates Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidance

Oct 21st, 2021 - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices (ACIP) has voted to recommend Shingrix (Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted) for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in immunodeficient or imm...

COVID Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal?

Oct 8th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a University of California-Irvine psychiatry professor, felt he didn’t need to be vaccinated against covid because he’d fallen...

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