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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-39

Early presentation of varicella zoster infection

1 College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria
2 Iyi Enu Hospital, Ogidi, Nigeria

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MBBS., FMCPAED., PGD. (Fin.) E O Obidike
Department of Paediatrics, U.N.T.H., Enugu
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A case of varicella zoster infection presenting in early infancy is reported. A literature review on aspects of immunity transfer from mother to fetus is done, highlighting the fact that all about immunological competence of a new born derivable from the mother is not fully known. There is need for further research on this in order that this unclear state be fully elucidated.

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