[Sulphated glycosaminoglycans as virus inhibitors. 4th communication: clinical aspects of zoster with the proposal of a new treatment (author's transl)].


On the base of plaque inhibition tests in at least three virus-host-systems and successful treatment of mice with experimentally induced yellow fever encephalitis a well known sulphated glycosaminoglycan (GAGPS) "L5" was used as therapeutic agent in cases of zoster infection in man. The material was applied as 1% solution in water continuously on lint and… (More)