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Acyclovir resistant varicella zoster and HIV infection.
  1. E G Lyall,
  2. M M Ogilvie,
  3. N M Smith,
  4. S Burns
  1. Department of Haematology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh.


    A child infected with HIV who developed chronic varicella zoster virus infection resistant to acyclovir is presented. The clinical course of the infection, treatment, virological investigations, and relationship of the infection to the child's immunodeficient state are discussed.

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