What do you know about Shingles?

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1     occurs when a varicella-zoster virus is reactivated from its latent state.

2     involves primarily the dorsal root ganglia.

3     is characterised by vesicular eruptions.

 

A     1, 2, 3

B     1, 2 only

C     2, 3 only

D     1 only

E     3 only

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Pharmanews

A is the answer and the winners are Eze and Area.
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Shingles occurs as a result of reactivation of the varicella zoster virus that is
dormant in the nuclear DNA of dorsal root ganglia. Reactivation of the virus
may occur as a result of a reduction of the host immunity. The virus tracks
down the nerve axon to cause a skin infection in the area innervated by the
sensory nerve and this is characterised by vesicular eruptions.

Clement

B

Eze

A

Area

A