Coxsackievirus Infections; Infections, Viral; Roseola
Chicken Pox; Varicella-Zoster Virus
An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign species. An infection is, in effect, a war in which the infecting organism seeks to utilize the host's resources in order to multiply at the expense of the host. The infecting organism, or pathogen, interferes with the normal functioning and perhaps the survival of the host. ...
Chicken pox, also spelled chickenpox, is a common childhood disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), also known as human herpes virus 3 (HHV-3), one of the eight herpesviruses known to affect humans. It is characterized by a fever followed by itchy raw pox or open sores.
Viral Infections as related to Chickenpox
- Chicken Pox - A Common Viral Infection
It's a highly contagious common viral infection. The virus (varicella-zoster) belongs to the herpes family. A chicken pox infection is evident by a very itchy rash ...
- Chickenpox - Nemours: Kids Health
About Chickenpox. Caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), chickenpox used to be a common illness among kids in the United States (particularly among those under ...
- Viral Infections: MedlinePlus - National Library of ...
Articles and links on viral infections from the United States National Library of Medicine.
- Viral Infections
Viral Infections provides quality information about viral infections, its causes, symptoms, cures and common viral diseases.
- Viral skin infections. DermNet NZ
Viral skin infections. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.
- Chickenpox: Viral Infections in Infants and Children ...
Chickenpox is an infection that mostly affects children. Before the introduction of a vaccine in 1995, about 90% of children developed chickenpox by age 15.
- Viral disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Structural characteristics . Basic structural characteristics, such as genome type, virion shape and replication site, generally share the same features among virus ...
- What Is a Viral Infection - About.com Cold & Flu
What does it mean when you have a viral infection? See the definition of this common term and what it could mean to you.
- Types of Viruses and Types of Viral Infections - Treating ...
Information on the Different Types of Viral Infections and Types of Viruses. Preventing and Treating Human Viruses Naturally.
- Viral skin infections. Specific viral exanthems. DermNet NZ
Viral skin infections. Specific viral exanthems. Authoritative facts about the skin from DermNet New Zealand.