Herpes Zoster Infection

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Epidemiology
Epidemiology
03/18/2022
Herpes zoster is common among older adults in the United States. Do you know how many individuals will develop the rash in their lifetime? Take our quiz to find out!
03/18/2022
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
11/09/2021
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which test is most useful for diagnosing herpes zoster? Test your knowledge with our pop quiz!
11/09/2021
Vaccines
William Schaffner, MD
Vaccines
10/12/2021
In this soundbite, William Schaffner, MD, speaks about whether concomitant receipt of recombinant zoster vaccine with another vaccine increases the risk of herpes zoster compared with receiving recombinant...
10/12/2021

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Epidemiology
Epidemiology
03/18/2022
Herpes zoster is common among older adults in the United States. Do you know how many individuals will develop the rash in their lifetime? Take our quiz to find out!
03/18/2022
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
11/09/2021
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which test is most useful for diagnosing herpes zoster? Test your knowledge with our pop quiz!
11/09/2021
Treatment
Treatment
05/26/2021
Many people have their own remedies of relieving pain from herpes zoster, but those methods do not clear the rash. Which treatment is the best option for first-line therapy? Take our quiz to find out!
05/26/2021
Adverse Effects
Adverse Effects
01/26/2011
Herpes zoster can cause adverse long-term effects, even after the rash clears. Do you know which complication is the most common? Take our quiz to find out!
01/26/2011

Clinical Insights

Vaccines
William Schaffner, MD
Vaccines
10/12/2021
In this soundbite, William Schaffner, MD, speaks about whether concomitant receipt of recombinant zoster vaccine with another vaccine increases the risk of herpes zoster compared with receiving recombinant...
10/12/2021
inflammatory bowel disease
inflammatory bowel disease
01/08/2019
Marie Borum, MD, EdD, MPH, answers our questions on her research presented during a poster session at the 2018 AIBD Meeting that evaluated the rate of herpes zoster vaccination among patients with IBD. ...
01/08/2019