The seroepidemiology of varicella zoster virus among pregnant Bangladeshi and white British women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK.

@article{Talukder2007TheSO,
  title={The seroepidemiology of varicella zoster virus among pregnant Bangladeshi and white British women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, UK.},
  author={Yamima Talukder and George Kafatos and Angela Pinot de Moira and Joseph Aquilina and Simon P. A. Parker and Natasha Sarah Crowcroft and David W. Brown and Judith Breuer},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={135 8},
  pages={1344-53}
}
We investigated the comparative seroepidemiology of varicella zoster virus (VZV) in pregnant women of two ethnic groups, white British and Bangladeshi, living in an inner city area of London, United Kingdom. Women aged 16-45 years were recruited from antenatal clinics of the Royal London Hospital in the Borough of Tower Hamlets. Complete data were obtained from 275 white British and 765 Bangladeshi women. VZV antibody prevalence was 93.1% (95% CI 89.4-95.8) and 86.0% (95% CI 83.3-88.4… CONTINUE READING

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