alexa An outbreak of cadaver-acquired chickenpox in a health care setting.
Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences


Author(s): Paul N, Jacob ME

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Abstract The varicella-zoster virus (the chickenpox virus) is highly infectious and may affect nonimmune health care professionals. We report an outbreak of chickenpox in our hospital in which the source of infection was a cadaver. The spread of infection occurred in the course of an autopsy. This article was published in Clin Infect Dis and referenced in Anthropology

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