Herpes Zoster Vaccine

Known as: Shingles Vaccine, zoster, Vaccine, Zoster 
An attenuated vaccine used to prevent and/or treat HERPES ZOSTER, a disease caused by HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 3.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND A trial involving adults 50 years of age or older (ZOE-50) showed that the herpes zoster subunit vaccine (HZ/su… (More)
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND In previous phase 1-2 clinical trials involving older adults, a subunit vaccine containing varicella-zoster virus… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Herpes zoster (HZ) adversely affects individuals aged 50-59, but vaccine efficacy has not been assessed in this… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Based on limited data, the live attenuated herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine is contraindicated in patients taking anti-tumor… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND The objectives of this study were to evaluate the association between varicella-zoster virus (VZV)-specific humoral… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
These recommendations represent the first statement by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) on the use of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND A double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that involved 38,546 subjects > or =60 years old demonstrated efficacy of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The incidence and severity of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia increase with age in association with a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We present data to confirm that exposure to varicella boosts immunity to herpes-zoster. We show that exposure to varicella is… (More)
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