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The purpose of these continuing post-licensure studies is to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of VARIVAX® [Varicella Virus Vaccine Live (Oka/Merck)] and to assess the impact of the vaccine on the epidemiology of varicella and herpes zoster
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
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The objective of the present study is to assess and document the safety of a second dose of Varicella Biken vaccine administered at 4 to 6 years of age in healthy children having previousl...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of 2 formulations of GSK Biologicals' varicella vaccines given as a 2-dose course in the second year of life.
A study to determine whether treatment with Pulmicort in children has any effect on the varicella vaccine
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the protective effect, safety and immunogenicity of a live attenuated varicella vaccine in healthy children.
The aim of this study is to evaluate a modified formulation of GSK Biologicals' live attenuated varicella vaccine. In vivo pre-clinical data show this change has no negative impact on vacc...
Varicella-zoster virus causes varicella (chicken-pox), mainly in young children. Most cases are mild but serious complications can occur, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality. The objectiv...
Kurugöl Z, Gökçe Ş. Outbreak of varicella in preschool children despite one-dose vaccination. Turk J Pediatr 2018; 60: 56-62. In Turkey, a single-dose varicella vaccine was introduced into the Nat...
We describe the case of a 15-month-old boy with Kawasaki disease who developed varicella 7 days after the beginning of the disease and diffuse plaque psoriasis after 43 days. Associations between Ka...
This national, sentinel prospective study aimed to identify children with severe hospitalized varicella despite availability of universal one-dose vaccination from 2005 and determine associations betw...
Varicella is a common vaccine-preventable disease that usually presents as a mild disorder but can lead to severe complications. Before the implementation of universal varicella vaccination (UVV) in s...
Inflammation of brain tissue caused by infection with the varicella-zoster virus (HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN). This condition is associated with immunocompromised states, including the ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME. Pathologically, the virus tends to induce a vasculopathy and infect oligodendrocytes and ependymal cells, leading to CEREBRAL INFARCTION, multifocal regions of demyelination, and periventricular necrosis. Manifestations of varicella encephalitis usually occur 5-7 days after onset of HERPES ZOSTER and include HEADACHE; VOMITING; lethargy; focal neurologic deficits; FEVER; and COMA. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch 26, pp29-32; Hum Pathol 1996 Sep;27(9):927-38)
The type species of VARICELLOVIRUS causing CHICKENPOX (varicella) and HERPES ZOSTER (shingles) in humans.
A live, attenuated varicella virus vaccine used for immunization against chickenpox. It is recommended for children between the ages of 12 months and 13 years.
A nucleoside antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces antibioticus. It has some antineoplastic properties and has broad spectrum activity against DNA viruses in cell cultures and significant antiviral activity against infections caused by a variety of viruses such as the herpes viruses, the VACCINIA VIRUS and varicella zoster virus.
Infection caused by HUMAN HERPES VIRUS 3 (e,g, CHICKENPOX and HERPES ZOSTER).
A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one ...
A vaccine is any preparation intended to produce immunity to a disease by stimulating the production of antibodies. It creates immunity but does not cause the disease. There are several differnt types of vaccine avalable; Killed microorganisms; which s...
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