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  • Condition: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Journal: United European gastroenterology journal
  • Treatment Used: Thiopurines
  • Number of Patients: 31
  • Published —
This study assessed the incidence and risk factors for systemic serious viral infections in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases.
  • Condition: Varicella Infection Following Vaccination in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipient
  • Journal: Pediatric transplantation
  • Treatment Used: Intravenous Acyclovir Followed by Oral Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a 4-year-old boy kidney transplant recipient who inadvertently received the live attenuated MMR-varicella vaccine (MMRV) and developed a varicella infection treated with intravenous acyclovir followed by oral therapy.
  • Condition: Hepatitis C Virus
  • Journal: Brain and behavior
  • Treatment Used: Antiviral Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The study researched the bacterial, viral, and fungal infection-related risk of Parkinson's disease.
  • Condition: Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Journal: Der Nervenarzt
  • Treatment Used: Varicella Zoster and Herpes Zoster Vaccination
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This article discusses varicella zoster and herpes zoster vaccination in patients with multiple sclerosis.
  • Condition: Disseminated Varicella Infection
  • Journal: CEN case reports
  • Treatment Used: Plasma Exchange (PE) with High Dose of Acyclovir (ACV)
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report described the treatment with plasma exchange (PE) with a high dose of acyclovir (ACV) in a 9-year-old girl with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome.
  • Condition: Pregnant Women, Immunocompromised Participants, and Infants after Varicella Exposure
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin (VARIZIG)
  • Number of Patients: 507
  • Published —
This program provided Varicella zoster immune globulin (human) (VARIZIG) to physician-identified, high-risk participants exposed to varicella (chickenpox).
  • Condition: Varicella
  • Journal: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Treatment Used: Live Attenuated Vaccine
  • Number of Patients: 5997
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of a live attenuated varicella vaccine for children.
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