The evaluation of Seroprevalence of anti-VZV antibody among acute ischemic stroke patients in Comparison with control group

Mehdi Maghbooli, Ahmad Mobaien, Abdoreza Ghoreyshi, Meysam Moazzami
2016 unpublished
Article history: Background and Aim: Varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection of cerebral arteries produces a vasculopathy, manifesting most often as ischemic stroke and less often as hemorrhagic stroke. The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of seropositivity of anti-VZV IgG between acute stroke patients and control group.