publication . Article . 2015

Advances in Epidemiological Studies of Herpes Zoster

Xiaoming Gu;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Infection International (issn: 2544-0349, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Herpes zoster (HZ) is a varicella zoster virus (VZV) that attacks locality of nerves and skin, resulting information of clusters of blisters on the skin connected unilateral facial nerve and accompanying apparent nerve pain. Incidence ranges from 3.2 to 4.2 per 1000 populations per year in the United States. Influence factors of HZ include age, infection history with VZV, vaccination history of varicella vaccine, reduced immunocompetence, and other diseases. Current domestic studies on HZ mainly focus on clinical reports of case treatment. This study reviews advances in foreign epidemiological studies of HZ.</jats:p>
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: integumentary systemvirusesvirus diseases
free text keywords: Mycoplasma genitalium, laboratory diagnosis, molecular biology, Infectious and parasitic diseases, RC109-216, Herpes zoster, incidence, risk factor, Medicine, business.industry, business, Epidemiology, medicine.medical_specialty, Dermatology, Intensive care medicine, Medical laboratory
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publication . Article . 2015

Advances in Epidemiological Studies of Herpes Zoster

Xiaoming Gu;