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Human herpesvirus 3

Known as: Chickenpox Virus, Varicella-Zoster Virus 1, VZ Virus 
An icosahedral, enveloped virus containing a single molecule of linear double-stranded DNA of 125000 nucleotides that infects only humans. It is the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Two live, attenuated varicella zoster virus-containing vaccines are available in the United States for prevention of varicella: 1… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Maintenance of long-term antibody responses is critical for protective immunity against many pathogens. However, the… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
The health-care facility environment is rarely implicated in disease transmission, except among patients who are… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
Varicella–zoster virus is an exclusively human herpesvirus that causes chickenpox (varicella), becomes latent in cranial-nerve… Expand
Review
1988
Review
1988
We have determined the DNA sequence of the long unique region (UL) in the genome of herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) strain 17… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The entire DNA sequence of varicella-zoster virus (VZV) was determined using the M13-dideoxynucleotide technology. The genome is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
We conducted a study to identify the viruses in tissue specimens of oral "hairy" leukoplakia, a lesion that is found in… Expand
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Indirect immunofluorescence of certain human sera demonstrated an antigen(s) in the cytoplasm of 1--5% of the cells of a T-cell… Expand
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