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What is the lifespan of varicella zoster virus outside the host cell?

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Dr. Janesta Noland
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In brief: About 24 hours

Vzv can survive outside the human body for up to 24 hours, but it may be less in inhospitable conditions.

In brief: About 24 hours

Vzv can survive outside the human body for up to 24 hours, but it may be less in inhospitable conditions.
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