Shingles

Postherpetic Neuralgia Overview

July 07, 2020

The lowdown on shingles’ most common complication.

New Test Available for Varicella Zoster Virus Detection

July 06, 2020

ZosterGent Reagent, a fast fluorescent antibody test for the detection and confirmation of the varicella zoster virus, is now available for use with high-risk patients, including those who are immunocompromised.

Shingrix Delivers Persistent Immune Responses in Seniors

June 04, 2020

Recombinant herpes zoster (HZ) vaccine (Shingrix) induced a strong and persistent immune response in older adults, regardless of previous receipt of live-attenuated HZ vaccine.

COVID-19 and Herpes Zoster

June 01, 2020

Can coronavirus-related stress cause shingles?

The Importance of Early Treatment for Shingles

April 21, 2020

Early treatment of shingles reduces symptoms and risk of serious complications.

Making the Shingrix Call

April 20, 2020

Pharmacist reminders boost shingles vaccination compliance.

What Is Disseminated Zoster?

April 01, 2020

Less common but more communicable than localized zoster

10 Facts About Varicella Zoster Virus

March 30, 2020

Things to know about the root cause of chickenpox and shingles

Why Does the Varicella Zoster Virus Reactivate as Shingles?

March 03, 2020

Vaccination is first line of defense.

Re-exposure to Chickenpox Boosts Immunity to Shingles

March 02, 2020

British study supports exogenous boosting theory.

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