Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 11th, 2009
"He had been known to suffer from Crohn's disease and received immunosuppressive treatment with azathioprine. The patient showed dyspnoea, and presented with a generalized rash with vesicular lesions typical for herpesvirus infections. He was started immediately on acyclovir therapy. Varicella infection was determined in this VZV seronegative patient in rash vesicles, blood and tracheal secretions and a high VZV viral load was...
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