Varicella Zoster Virus

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Last updated February 23, 2015
Case Authors: 
Corey Casper, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Global Health
Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Director, Scientific Program on AIDS-Associated Malignancies and Infections
University of Washington School of Medicine
Learning Objectives: 
  1. Summarize the appropriate management for an HIV-infected patient who does not have a known history of varicella or zoster.
  2. Discuss the appropriate approach for making a laboratory diagnosis of herpes zoster.

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