varicella-zoster virus

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var·i·cel·la-zos·ter virus

A herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles.
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Both these herpesviruses belong to the family Herpesviridae, subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae, genus Varicellovirus (2,3).
Los VHE-1/VHE-4 son miembros del genero Varicellovirus de la subfamilia Alfa-herpesvirinae, familia Herpesviridae (Johnson y Baines, 2011).
El BoHV-1 es un virus ADN, perteneciente a la familia Herpesviridae, subfamilia Alphaherpesviridae, genero Varicellovirus (Roizman et al.