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Resource Guide for Shingles

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Resource Guide for Shingles

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)

NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison
6610 Rockledge Drive
MSC 6612
Bethesda, MD 20892-6612


Internet Address:

Description of Services Provided:
Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

VZV (Varicella-Zoster Virus) Research Foundation

24 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10021


Internet Address:

Description of Services Provided:
This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.

Last reviewed November 2008 by ]]>Ross Zeltser, MD, FAAD]]>

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.



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