TITLE

Shingles Risk Is Elevated in COPD Patients

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Pulmonary Reviews;Mar2011, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the finding that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, especially those on corticosteroids, face greater risk for herpes zoster, compared with the general population.
ACCESSION #
59664863

 

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