Swiss recommendations for the management of varicella zoster virus infections

Kempf, W; Meylan, P; Gerber, S; Aebi, C; Agosti, R; Büchner, S; Coradi, B; Garweg, J; Hirsch, Hh; Kind, C; Lauper, U; Lautenschlager, S; Reusser, P; Ruef, C; Wunderli, W; Nadal, D (2007). Swiss recommendations for the management of varicella zoster virus infections. Swiss medical weekly, 137(17-18), pp. 239-51. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

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Infections with varicella zoster virus (VZV) are common viral infections associated with significant morbidity. Diagnosis and management are complex, particularly in immunocompromised patients and during pregnancy. The present recommendations have been established by a multidisciplinary panel of specialists and endorsed by numerous Swiss medical societies involved in the medical care of such patients (Appendix). The aim was to improve the care of affected patients and to reduce complications.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Aebi, Christoph

ISSN:

1424-7860

ISBN:

17557214

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:55

Last Modified:

04 May 2014 23:16

PubMed ID:

17557214

Web of Science ID:

000247120400001

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23378 (FactScience: 41656)

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