Term: Herpes Zoster (Shingles)
Last Updated: 2011-05-05
A nerve infection that is caused by reactivation of the virus causing chicken pox and that is characterized by painful skin rash.
Hilderman T, Katz A, Derksen S, McGowan K, Chateau D, Kurbis C, Allison S, Reimer JN.
Manitoba Immunization Study.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2011. [Report] [Summary] (View)