Apparent seronegative maternal shingles with post-natal mother-to-baby transmission of varicella zoster virus.


We present an unusual case of varicella zoster (VZ) virus IgG negative, yet clinically apparent, maternal shingles, which prompted the administration of VZ immunoglobulin to the newborn. The mother had no previous VZ vaccination. Eleven days later the baby developed a primary VZ infection, with only mild disease, likely as a result of the VZ immunoglobulin… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jmv.24999


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