varicella zoster virus

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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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Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.
However, varicella-zoster viruses destroy nerve cells and lead to the production of endogenous neuropeptides, such as substance P and vasoactive intestinal peptide, which play important roles in angiogenesis and promote the proliferation of vascular cell as well as endothelial growth factor expression.
It examines the issue of human herpesvirus, Professor Vanda Botkov has long been involved in her work on the issue of the third human herpes virus - varicella-zoster, not only from a virological and molecular genetic point of view, but also from an epidemiological point of view.
Neurological complications of varicella-zoster virus infection in adults with human immunodeficiency virus infection.
The virus is called the varicella-zoster virus and the disease is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV).
Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, is caused by a reactivation of varicella-zoster virus.
The Varicella-zoster virus also causes shingles, a latent form of the chickenpox virus.
Sawada, "Varicella-zoster virus-associated fulminant hepatitis following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma," Internal Medicine, vol.
(ii) "Serologic tests of his blood showed negative results for epstein-barr virus, herpes simplex virus, varicella-zoster virus, cytomegalovirus, measles, mumps, rubella, and mycoplasma pneumoniae.
[USA], Aug 28 (ANI): A recent study has shed some light on how the live varicella-zoster vaccine, which is given to protect against shingles, should be used in arthritis patients.
Preventing varicella-zoster virus (VZV) transmission from zoster in healthcare settings.