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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Wagenpfeil, S; Neiss, A; Wutzler, P 
Title:
Effects of varicella vaccination on herpes zoster incidence. 
Abstract:
The effects of a general varicella vaccination programme on the incidence of herpes zoster are of major public health importance. This review focuses on two key aspects, namely the relationship between wild-type virus spread and the incidence of herpes zoster, as obtained from recent surveys, surveillance and observational studies, and the results from mathematical population models. Although knowledge is limited, close contact with varicella cases seems to have a protective effect. Thus, an inc...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Microbiol Infect 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
954-60 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1198-743X 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie