VZV meningitis following varicella vaccine.

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Live attenuated varicella zoster virus is administered to prevent varicella in children and herpes zoster in the elderly. We report a case of disseminated herpes zoster in a previously healthy elderly woman hours after Oka strain vaccination. PCR and restriction enzyme analysis revealed that symptoms were caused by wild type virus.

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Abbreviation
J. Clin. Virol.
Publication Date
2009-12-12
Volume
48
Issue
4
Page Numbers
275-7
Pubmed ID
20542464
Medium
Print-Electronic
Full Title
VZV meningitis following varicella vaccine.
Authors
Fusco D, Krawitz P, LaRussa P, Steinberg S, Gershon A, Jacobs J