Epidemiological investigation of a case of chickenpox in a medical college in Kancheepuram, India.

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Chickenpox is an acute, highly infectious disease caused by human herpesvirus 3. The disease is highly communicable with a secondary attack rate of almost 90%. Secondary cases can occur due to their exposure to the primary case. The main aim of the current epidemiological investigation was to trace the probable source of infection and prevent the emergence… (More)
DOI: 10.11599/germs.2013.1032

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@article{Shrivastava2013EpidemiologicalIO, title={Epidemiological investigation of a case of chickenpox in a medical college in Kancheepuram, India.}, author={Saurabh Shrivastava and Prateek Shrivastava and Jegadeesh D. Ramasamy}, journal={Germs}, year={2013}, volume={3 1}, pages={18-20} }