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VZV

A herpesvirus, morphologically selfsame 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 much instances has been latent for much years. Synonym: chickenpox virus, herpes zoster virus, human herpesvirus 3.
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