Transmission of chickenpox in a school setting prior to the observed exanthem.

@article{Brunell1989TransmissionOC,
  title={Transmission of chickenpox in a school setting prior to the observed exanthem.},
  author={Philip Alfred Brunell},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  year={1989},
  volume={143 12},
  pages={1451-2}
}
An epidemic of chickenpox in a class is described. Four children were able to transmit infection prior to the time their rash was observed by their parents. A fifth child was known to have attended school while he had localized varicelliform lesions that were present for 2 days prior to the appearance of the generalized exanthem. It cannot be ascertained whether some of the other children may have had similar lesions that were not observed at the time they attended school. The first classroom… CONTINUE READING

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