Last updated on October 2016

Immune Response to Shingles Vaccination


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the immune response to varicella zoster virus (VZV).

Detailed Study Description

Participants 70 years of age or older will receive the FDA-approved shingles vaccine (Zostavax). Blood samples and optional skin biopsies will be obtained before and after vaccination to study the immune responses to shingles vaccination.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02624375

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Christine Johnston, MD, MPH

University of Washington Virology Research Clinic
Seattle, WA United States
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