VZV


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VZV

abbreviation for varicella zoster virus.

VZV

Varicella-zoster virus, see there.
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Even seeing it in kids, who have two times the risk of stroke in the first 6 months after VZV infection.
Also consider 5 days of steroid therapy for patients with VZV vasculopathy.
VZV, CMV and EBV IgM/IgG positive samples were further tested for IgG avidity using ELISA (Euroimmun, Lubeck, Germany) for confirmation of recent infection.
Herpesviruses were identified in 23 out of 131 cases of encephalitis and meningitis: HSV1 (n=2), HSV2 (n=1), VZV (n=3), EBV (n=16) and CMV (n=1); in adult patients with encephalitis, 6 HSV-1 (n=2), VZV (n=3) and CMV (n=3) were identified (17).
8% (600/1,435) of those tested were found to be seropositive for VZV antibodies16.
Currently, two National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) included both VZV IgG serology testing and urinary arsenic measurements.
Maternal risk: In normal adults, the mortality and morbidity of primary VZV infection is greater than in children.
Kesin tani klinik bulgularla birlikte BOS'ta VZV DNA'sinin PCR ile gosterilmesi ile konulur (18).
She was initially treated with empirical IV acyclovir but this was discontinued when the PCR for VZV in the CSF proved negative.
Italya'da ise 17-42 yas araligindaki kesitsel bir calismada VZV seroprevalansi %80.
While working on new anti-HIV drugs in close collaboration with the Rega Institute in Belgium, Prof McGuigan and his team stumbled across a powerful new family of compounds which attack the VZV virus - the cause of chickenpox and shingles.
Neurological manifestations of VZV have been described.