Increased incidence of herpes zoster in normal children infected with varicella zoster virus during infancy: community-based follow-up study.

@article{Baba1986IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased incidence of herpes zoster in normal children infected with varicella zoster virus during infancy: community-based follow-up study.},
  author={Koichi Baba and Hyakuji Yabuuchi and Michiaki Takahashi and Pearay L. Ogra},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1986},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={
          372-7
        }
}
We surveyed outbreaks of varicella zoster virus (VZV) and herpes zoster virus, involving 31 outbreaks of chicken pox, in a semiclosed institution in Osaka Japan during the 34 years between 1949 and 1984. Eight hundred forty-nine infants and children who had had clinical varicella during the first 4 years of life and those who had resided in the institution at least 12 to 144 months after the onset of varicella were included in the study. Nine cases of zoster were observed among children who had… CONTINUE READING