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Chickenpox (Varicella) - References

Citations

  1. Gershon AA (2009). Varicella-zoster virus. In RD Feigin et al., eds., Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 6th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2077–2088. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  2. American Academy of Pediatrics (2012).Varicella-zoster infections. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 29th ed., pp. 774–789. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Other Works Consulted

  • Breuer J, Fifer H (2011). Chickenpox, search date June 2010. Online version of BMJ Clinical Evidence: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2007). Prevention of varicella: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). MMWR, 56(RR-4): 1–48. Also available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5604.pdf.

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013). Updated recommendations for use of VariZIG: United States, 2013. MMWR, 62(28): 574–576. Also available online: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6228a4.htm?s_cid=mm6228a4_e.

  • Gershon AA, et al. (2008). Varicella vaccine. In SA Plotkin et al., eds., Vaccines, 5th ed., pp. 915–958. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  • Habif TP (2010). Warts, herpes simplex, and other viral infections. In Clinical Dermatology, A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th ed., pp. 454–490. Edinburgh: Mosby Elsevier.

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  • Schmader KE, Oxman MN (2012). Varicella and herpes zoster. In LA Goldman et al., eds., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 8th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2383–2401. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Whitley RJ (2010). Varicella-zoster virus. In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 1963–1969. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

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    Last Updated: August 23, 2013
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