Central nervous system complications of varicella-zoster virus.

@article{Science2014CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system complications of varicella-zoster virus.},
  author={Michelle E. Science and Daune L Macgregor and Susan E Richardson and Sanjay Mahant and Dat Tran and Ari S Bitnun},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={165 4},
  pages={
          779-85
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the spectrum of central nervous system complications of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) in children admitted to The Hospital for Sick Children between January 1999 and December 2012. STUDY DESIGN Children aged 1 month to 18 years (n = 84) admitted with neurologic manifestations associated with a characteristic VZV rash or a confirmatory laboratory test (positive lesion scraping or cerebrospinal fluid polymerase chain reaction) were included in the study. Acute neurologic… CONTINUE READING
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