varicella zoster virus

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Related to varicella zoster virus: shingles, chicken pox
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Noun1.varicella zoster virus - the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpoxvaricella zoster virus - the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox
herpes virus, herpes - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
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Working in conjunction with researchers in Leuven, Belgium, the team found BCNAs to be active agents against the varicella zoster virus (VZV), the cause of human chickenpox and shingles.
8,9) There has even been a report of a TEF in an HIV-infected patient caused by varicella zoster virus.
ContraVir's lead candidate, FV-100, is an orally available nucleoside analogue prodrug that is being developed for the treatment of herpes zoster, or shingles, which is an infection caused by the reactivation of varicella zoster virus (VZV).
Martin del Pozo M, Benito-Leon J, Rodriguez J, Molina JA, Diaz-Guzman J, Bermejo FP Uncommon neurologic complications related to varicella zoster virus.
Immunohistochemical stain results for herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1), herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV2), and varicella zoster virus (VZV), when performed, were reported as negative.
The rash entails a reactivation of the latent varicella zoster virus (VZV) that lies dormant in cranial or sensory nerve ganglia.
Inverse correlation between varicella severity and level of anti- Varicella Zoster Virus maternal antibodies in infants below one year of age.
The infection is caused by the varicella zoster virus, which also causes shingles (herpes zoster).
Varicella Zoster virus that causes herpes zoster- a painful, blistering skin rash- has been also associated with MS.
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) * Coxsackie A and B virus * Cytomegalovirus (CMV) * Enterovirus 71 * Epstein-Barrvirus (EBV) Flaviviruses, e.