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Is atypical chicken pox contagious?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Confusing question

Some refer to an unusual pattern of blisters that may arise a week or so after the vaccine, or a vaccinated pt with an unusual outbreak months or years later as atypical.
The name is not very specific but the condition is contagious.If it is the vaccine virus with a skin outbreak a week or so later, the vaccine virus could be spread. If it was a wild cpx outbreak the wild virus rules apply.

In brief: Confusing question

Some refer to an unusual pattern of blisters that may arise a week or so after the vaccine, or a vaccinated pt with an unusual outbreak months or years later as atypical.
The name is not very specific but the condition is contagious.If it is the vaccine virus with a skin outbreak a week or so later, the vaccine virus could be spread. If it was a wild cpx outbreak the wild virus rules apply.
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