by Carson-DeWitt R

Resource Guide for Shingles

RESOURCES

Address: NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison 6610 Rockledge Drive MSC 6612 Bethesda, MD 20892-6612

Phone: 1-301-496-5717

Internet Address: http://www.niaid.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided: Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

RESOURCES

Address: 24 E. 64th Street New York, NY 10021

Phone: 1-212-371-7280

Internet Address: http://www.vzvfoundation.org

Description of Services Provided: This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.

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