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Pilot study of antibodies against varicella zoster virus and human immunodeficiency virus in relation to the risk of developing stroke, nested within a rural cohort in Uganda

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Objective: The risk of stroke rises after episodes of herpes zoster and chickenpox, which are caused by varicella zoster virus (VZV). We conducted a pilot case–control study of stroke, nested within a long‐standing cohort in Uganda (the General Population Cohort), to examine antibodies against VZV prior to diagnosis. Methods: We used stored sera to examine the evolution of IgG and IgM antibodies against VZV among 31 clinically confirmed cases of stroke and 13...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tmi.12556

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Paediatrics
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine & International Health Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
1306-1310
Publication date:
2015-06-17
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ISSN:
1360-2276
Source identifiers:
1019418
Language:
English
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pubs:1019418
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uuid:387e70e8-9a4e-471c-823c-7fea64ba282c
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pubs:1019418
Deposit date:
2019-06-19

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