Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
CHICKEN POX Varicell Zoster Virus * Protal of entry Respiratory Na
CHICKEN POX Varicell Zoster Virus * Protal of entry Respiratory tract * By droplet infection & droplet nuclei * Can cross the placental barrier & infect the foetus 2 Weeks Na * Centripetal rash on all parts of skin & on mucus membranes in some case Macules - Fluid filled vesicles - Crust - without scarring * Accompanying low grade fever * Centripetal rash on all parts of skin & on mucus membranes in some cases Macules - Fluid filled vesicles - Crust -Heal without scarring * Accompanying low grade fever * Live attenuated vaccine ( using Oka strain ) * Passive immunization with specific Zoster Immunoglobulin ( ZIG)