Diffuse varicella zoster virus reactivation in critically ill immunocompromised patient

Intensive Care Med. 2020 Feb;46(2):381-382. doi: 10.1007/s00134-019-05826-4. Epub 2019 Oct 18.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
  • Aged
  • Critical Illness / therapy
  • Herpesvirus 3, Human / drug effects
  • Herpesvirus 3, Human / pathogenicity
  • Humans
  • Immunocompromised Host / immunology*
  • Immunocompromised Host / physiology
  • Intensive Care Units / organization & administration
  • Male
  • Rituximab / therapeutic use
  • Varicella Zoster Virus Infection / drug therapy
  • Varicella Zoster Virus Infection / physiopathology
  • Virus Activation / drug effects
  • Virus Activation / physiology*

Substances

  • Adrenal Cortex Hormones
  • Rituximab