DAVID K. HENDERSON, M.D.; JOAN M. LANIAK, R.N.; RAMONA F. MYERS, R.N.; JOHN E. BENNETT, M.D.; STEPHEN STRAUS, M.D.
To the editor: We requested the recommendations for prevention of nosocomial varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection offered by Morens and associates (1) at the conclusion of their article in your September 1980 issue. These "Recommendations for Prevention of Nosocomial Varicella Zoster Disease at the National Cancer Institute" have been recently reviewed by the Clinical Center Hospital Infections Committee. With the benefit of an additional year's observation and experience, the committee believed it useful to expand on certain of their recommendations.
"Recommendation I: Routine Management of National Cancer Institute Staff and Patients
1. In cooperation with the Employee Health
HENDERSON DK, LANIAK JM, MYERS RF, BENNETT JE, STRAUS S. Prevention of Nosocomial Varicella Zoster Disease. Ann Intern Med. ;95:515–517. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-4-515_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(4):515-517.
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