Severe and recurrent varicella-zoster virus infection in a patient with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome

D W Acheson, C L Leen, W U Tariq, B K Mandal

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Abstract

We report a case of recurrent varicella-zoster virus infection in a patient with severe acquired immune deficiency syndrome in whom the infection has become clinically unresponsive to treatment with acyclovir.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-7
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Infection
Volume16
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1988

Keywords

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Acute Disease
  • Acyclovir
  • Adult
  • Drug Combinations
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpesvirus 3, Human
  • Homosexuality
  • Humans
  • Immune Tolerance
  • Male
  • Recurrence
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Trimethoprim
  • Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination

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