Although varicella vaccination is recommended for varicella-susceptible healthcare workers (HCWs), breakthrough infection after vaccination is not unusual, especially following household exposures. We report breakthrough varicella in a vaccinated HCW and review the data on breakthrough infection and concerns for the healthcare setting.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America|
|State||Published - Aug 1999|