TITLE

Reports of deaths from chickenpox

AUTHOR(S)
J. H.; A. M. T.
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 5, p557
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Summarizes three fatal cases of varicella or chickenpox in young women reported by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The importance of vaccination, early diagnosis and appropriate treatment; The use of varicella zoster immune globulin, and acyclovir.
ACCESSION #
9709112550

 

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