varicella-zoster virus

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Related to varicella-zoster virus: shingles, chicken pox

var·i·cel·la-zos·ter virus

A herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles.
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Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a DNA virus of the family Herpesviridae.
Varicella-zoster virus infections of the central nervous system – Prognosis, diagnostics and treatment.
A real-time PCR assay to identify and discriminate among wild-type and vaccine strains of varicella-zoster virus and herpes simplex virus in clinical specimens, and comparison with the clinical diagnoses.
A similar case report by Pui JC (8) detected the varicella-zoster virus in the muscularis propria layer of the terminal ileum in an HIV-positive patient who presented with the signs and symptoms of intestinal pseudo-obstruction.
Contract award: delivery brucellosis tests, a test for the detection / gene associated with bladder cancer and to test varicella-zoster virus "
Aim: Herpes zoster (HZ) is a vesicular cutaneous infection caused by reactivation of the latent varicella-zoster virus from dorsal root ganglia.
The varicella-zoster virus is extremely contagious, while it can be spread through the coughs and sneezes in the early stages of the infection, the main source is contact with the trademark rash of blisters and spots.
Visceral varicella-zoster virus (VZV) after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) in pediatric patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD).
The culprit is the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that caused a persons chickenpox outbreak as a child.
Their topics include Varicella zoster virus transcriptional regulation and the roles of its immediate-early proteins, the role of the ICPO protein in counter-acting intrinsic cellular resistance to virus infection, translational control in Herpes simplex virus-infected cells, structure-function profiles of nine Varicella-zoster virus glycoproteins, nuclear egress and development of Herpes simplex virus, molecular chaperones and alphaherpesvirus infection, Varicella-zoster virus pathogenesis and latency, vaccines and new antiviral strategies against Herpes simplex virus, immunity and immune evasion strategies induced by Varicella zoster virus, the expression and functions of human alphaherpesvirus microRNAs, and oncolytic Herpes simplex virus vectors for cancer therapy.