Lessons From an Outbreak of Varicella Infection in Pediatric Hemato-oncology Patients.

@article{Manistarski2018LessonsFA,
  title={Lessons From an Outbreak of Varicella Infection in Pediatric Hemato-oncology Patients.},
  author={Michal Manistarski and Dror Levin and Rina Dvir and Sivan Berger-Achituv and Hila Rosenfeld Keidar and Galia Grisaru-Soen and Yehuda Carmeli and Ronit Elhasid},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={
          649-653
        }
}
BACKGROUND Immunocompromised patients exposed to varicella may experience significant morbidity and a 7% mortality rate. Management and outcome of an outbreak of varicella infection among hospitalized pediatric hemato-oncology patients using the guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases are presented. METHODS This retrospective study describes an outbreak of varicella infection between February 2011 and June 2011. Data were retrieved from the patients… CONTINUE READING
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