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Research & Reviews  71 results

Multicenter Evaluation of the Simplexa VZV Direct Assay for Detection of Varicella-Zost...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9020333
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Pancholi P, Relich RF et. al.

Mar 15th, 2022 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is the etiologic agent of varicella (chickenpox) and herpes zoster (shingles) infections commonly involving skin, mucous membranes, and less frequently the central nervous system. Traditional methods for the laboratory...

Early experience with varicella vaccination in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.02.004
The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation : the Offic... Dipchand AI, Seifert-Hansen M

Mar 14th, 2022 - International consensus guidelines to vaccinate children after solid organ transplant with the live-attenuated varicella (VZV) vaccine exclude pediatric heart transplant recipients due to insufficient evidence for safety, seroconversion rate, or a...

Live virus vaccination following pediatric liver transplantation: Outcomes from two aca...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16937
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal Of... Newman AM, Posch LC et. al.

Dec 31st, 2021 - Pediatric liver transplant (LT) recipients are often transplanted at a young age, precluding them from receiving live virus vaccinations (LVV) such as varicella (VZV) vaccine and measles, mumps and rubella. This places them at profound risk for va...

Vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella in children.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8607336
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; Di Pietrantonj C, Rivetti A et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) are serious diseases that can lead to serious complications, disability, and death. However, public debate over the safety of the trivalent MMR vaccine and the resultant drop in vaccination cover...

Evaluation of the seroprevalence of measles, rubella, mumps, and varicella and the requ...
https://doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2021.1989922
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics; Hase R, Niiyama Y et. al.

Nov 11th, 2021 - Limited data are available regarding the seroprevalence of measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (MMRV) among emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in Japan. The present study aimed to review a project to evaluate adequate immunity against MMRV fo...

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Drugs  1 results

VARIZIG®[Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (Human)]
https://varizig.com/uspage.html

VARIZIG [Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (Human)] is indicated in the United States for post-exposure prophylaxis of varicella (chickenpox) in high risk patient groups including immunocompromised children, newborns, and pregnant women. VARIZIG is...

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News  13 results

MMR vaccine maintains effectiveness after 10 years
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/205544/vaccines/mmr-vaccine-maintains-effectiveness-after-10-years?channel=39313
Lucas Franki

Jul 30th, 2019 - Children who received one or two doses of an MMR-containing vaccine maintained an antibody count well above the seropositivity threshold 10 years after receiving the vaccine, according to Stephane Carryn, PhD, of GlaxoSmithKline and associates. In.

Booster vaccines found largely safe in children on immunosuppressive drugs
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/202986/pediatrics/booster-vaccines-found-largely-safe-children-immunosuppressive?channel=53
Ted Bosworth

Jun 16th, 2019 - MADRID – Administration of live attenuated booster of the MMR vaccine with or without varicella (MMR/V) was not associated with serious adverse events in children on immunosuppressive therapy for a rheumatic disease, according to data presented at.

Chickenpox Decline Continues, Even in Unvaccinated Groups
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/849515

Aug 14th, 2015 - Varicella (chickenpox) has continued to decline in the United States as vaccination coverage with the two-dose program has increased, according to a retrospective cohort study published online August 12 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious D...

Chickenpox Decline Continues, Even in Unvaccinated Groups
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/849515

Aug 14th, 2015 - Varicella (chickenpox) has continued to decline in the United States as vaccination coverage with the two-dose program has increased, according to a retrospective cohort study published online August 12 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious D...

MMRV Vaccine Safe, With Rare Adverse Effects
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/837586

Jan 6th, 2015 - A comparison of the measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine with the separate measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) + varicella (MMR + V) vaccines revealed no new safety concerns. The new study, published online January 5 in Pediatrics, provides reas...

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