Herpes: Varicella Zoster Virus (H-VZV)JAMA The varicella-zoster virus causes chicken pox in children and may reappear in adults as herpes zoster. Also called shingles, herpes zoster consists of very painful blisters on the skin that follow nerve pathways.
Varicella- Zoster Virus (VZV, Human Herpesvirus 3):SFAF
a herpesvirus that initially causes chickenpox (varicella), usually in children. VZV
may lie dormant within the nerves for years and reactivate later to cause
herpes zoster (shingles), especially in immunosuppressed individuals.
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