Postexposure prophylaxis against varicella-zoster virus infection among recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplant: Unresolved issues

David M. Weinstock, Michael Boeckh, Farid Boulad, Janet A. Eagan, Victoria J. Fraser, David K. Henderson, Trish M. Perl, Deborah Yokoe, Kent A. Sepkowitz

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Abstract

Recent guidelines for the prevention of opportunistic infections have addressed a variety of issues germane to recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplant. However, there are several issues regarding postexposure prophylaxis against varicella-zoster virus that remain unresolved. We address these questions and offer several consensus recommendations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)603-608
Number of pages6
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Volume25
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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