Varicella infection--evidence for peak activity in summer months.

  title={Varicella infection--evidence for peak activity in summer months.},
  author={Emma R Miller and Heath A. Kelly},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  volume={56 5},
This study aimed to identify seasonal variations in the presentation of primary varicella infection in susceptible patients in Victoria (a temperate region in south-east Australia) by analysing Victorian hospital admissions data and medical locum service data from the years preceding the introduction of a universally offered vaccination, complemented by available surveillance data from the neighbouring state, of South Australia. Contrary to the conventional assumption, which is based on… CONTINUE READING

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