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The future of varicella vaccine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3014474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Based on conservative figures, an estimated 60 million varicella-zoster cases occur annually worldwide, highlighting the global significance of this disease. The development of a viable varicella vaccine, therefore, raises important questions as to the indications for its use in normal children, normal seropositive and seronegative adults, and immunocompromised patients. A review of the available data addresses the potential future role of the varicella vaccine in these groups.
Authors:
S A Plotkin; A A Arbetter; S E Starr
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  61 Suppl 4     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-25     Completed Date:  1986-07-25     Revised Date:  2009-10-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  155-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Chickenpox / epidemiology,  immunology,  prevention & control*
Chickenpox Vaccine
Herpes Zoster / epidemiology,  immunology,  prevention & control*
Herpesvirus 3, Human / immunology*
Humans
Immune Tolerance
Immunosuppression
Infant
Vaccination / trends
Viral Vaccines*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chickenpox Vaccine; 0/Viral Vaccines

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