Five months after 2 siblings were immunized with varicella vaccine, 1 developed zoster. Two weeks later the second sibling got a mild case of chicken pox. Virus isolated from the latter was found to be vaccine type. Thus, the vaccine strain was transmitted from the vaccinee with zoster to his sibling. Vaccinees who later develop zoster must be considered contagious. varicella-zoster, zoster, vaccine, transmission, rash, PstI.
Chickenpox Attributable to a Vaccine Virus Contracted From a Vaccinee With Zoster
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Philip Alfred Brunell, Takele Argaw; Chickenpox Attributable to a Vaccine Virus Contracted From a Vaccinee With Zoster. Pediatrics August 2000; 106 (2): e28. 10.1542/peds.106.2.e28
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