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glossary:varicella_zoster_virus [2008/04/06 15:09]
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 +1. a herpesvirus,​ morphologically identical to herpes simplex virus, that causes varicella (chickenpox) and herpes zoster in man; varicella results from a primary [[infection]] with the [[virus]]; herpes zoster results from secondary invasion by the same virus or by reactivation of infection which in many instances has been latent for many years.
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 +Synonyms: chickenpox virus, herpes zoster virus, human herpesvirus 3, Varicellovirus ​
  
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