Successful prevention of varicella outbreak in an overcrowded paediatric oncology ward using oral acyclovir prophylaxis

J Trop Pediatr. 2015 Apr;61(2):151. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmv008. Epub 2015 Mar 21.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Acyclovir / administration & dosage
  • Acyclovir / therapeutic use*
  • Administration, Oral
  • Antibiotic Prophylaxis*
  • Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use
  • Chickenpox
  • Child
  • Disease Outbreaks / prevention & control*
  • Hospitals, Teaching
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host
  • India
  • Infection Control / methods
  • Neoplasms / complications*
  • Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Neoplasms / virology
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care

Substances

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Acyclovir