Med Mal Infect 2018 May 19. Epub 2018 May 19.
Assistance publique-Hôpitaux de Marseille (AP-HM), pharmacie usage intérieur, hôpital de la conception, 147, boulevard Baille, 13005 Marseille, France; Laboratoire de pharmaco-chimie radicalaire, faculté de pharmacie, Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, ICR, UMR 7273, 27, boulevard Jean-Moulin-CS30064, 13385 Marseille cedex 05, France. Electronic address:
Despite its benign characteristics, chickenpox is a childhood disease responsible for complications and deaths, particularly in the high-risk population. VariZIG, not commercialized in France, is a good alternative for seronegative individuals exposed to the virus and not eligible for vaccination. The efficacy of routine vaccination has been demonstrated with a decrease in chickenpox incidence and with the development of herd immunity. Read More