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What type of virus causes chickenpox?
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Chickenpox is caused by a virus called varicella zoster virus, sometimes abbreviated VZV. Chicken pox is a contagious viral disease that produces itchy blisters. Varicella-zos…ter virus is a DNA virus.
Varicella zoster virus causes chickenpox, and herpes simplex virus causes genital herpes, whitlow, and cold sores. They are both members of the herpes virus family.
Chickenpox and AIDS are viral illnesses. Thrush (yeast infection of the mouth) is caused by a fungus. Hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, may be caused by many things, in…cluding viruses. It may also be caused by parasitic infection, medications, alcohol, and metabolic conditions.
no its very so much diffrent hep c has nothing to do with it
Yes. Once infected by the virus, you get chickenpox, and the virus is never cleared by the body. It goes and lives in the nervous system (brain and spine) from where it occasi…onally resurfaces in the form of shingles, especially when the person's immunity is low.
ok, Varicella, or Herpes Zoster is a cell to cell process. It can be spread through contact or air-born pathways. Once it invades the body it travels to the ganglia, or nerves… of the body. Once your chickenpox episode is over, guess what? The Varicella is still in the body, only it has become dormant. It travels down the nerves into the spinal column. If it becomes active again, which can happen, it presents as "shingles". That's what they mean when they say if you have had Chickenpox you can get shingles. That's what shingles is; a reactivated, once dormant Chickenpox.
Chickenpox is caused by a type of herpes virus. Dogs can be infected with different kinds of herpes viruses to humans, which will usually produce different signs t…o those of chickenpox in humans. For example Canine Herpesvirus I can cause weakness, depression, nasal discharge, haemorrhage and eye lesions in puppies.
No, varicella (chicken pox) is caused by varicella zoster virus. Varicella zoster virus is in the herpes virus family, but is not the same as herpes simplex virus.
Yes, chickenpox is caused by varicella zoster virus (VZV). VZV is a virus in the herpes family.
Chickenpox and cold sores are both caused by viruses in the herpes family. Chickenpox is caused by varicella zoster virus, and cold sores by herpes simplex virus.
Herpes Zoster, or shingles, is an acute infection caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.
Yes, chickenpox virus causes shingles. The virus remains in your body for life after having chickenpox. Later, it may be reactivated and cause shingles, or herpes zoster.
Chickenpox is caused by varicella zoster virus, which is a member of the herpes virus group. Herpes simplex virus does not cause chickenpox.
No: Chickenpox is caused by the Varicella-Zoster virus(a Herpes virus), while Mumps is caused by Mump's Virus.