Varicella Virus Vaccine Live (Oka-Merck) strain

Known as: Varicella-zoster Virus Strain Oka/Merck Live Antigen, Chickenpox Vaccine, Shingles Vaccine 
A sterile, lyophilized preparation of the Oka/Merck strain of the live, attenuated varicella-zoster virus (VZV), that can be used to prevent… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
On August 13, 2014, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended routine use of 13-valent pneumococcal… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
In this observer-blind study (NCT00423046), women (N=1,106), stratified by age (18-26, 27-35, 36-45 y), were randomized (1:1) to… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Since the introduction of live attenuated varicella zoster virus (VZV) vaccine in 1995 there has been a significant… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Protection against oncogenic non-vaccine types (cross-protection) offered by human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines may provide a… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Primary varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection (varicella) induces VZV-specific antibody and VZV-specific T cell-mediated… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Statins reduce the rate of major cardiovascular events in high-risk patients, but their potential benefit as treatment… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The rate of varicella and persistence of varicella antibody after a one dose vs. a two dose regimen of varicella virus… (More)
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2000
2000
After primary infection in childhood, varicella zoster virus (VZV) remains latent in the dorsal route ganglia. Its reactivation… (More)
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