Question of the Week # 226

226 )  A 2 year old male child is brought by his pregnant mother for evaluation of a rash all over his body. The rash developed 48 hours ago and is associated with fever. She also has a 12 year old daughter at home who is being treated for acute lymphoid leukemia. On examination, the patient has rash in different stages including papules, pustules and vesicles. You suspect chickenpox. The mother denies any history of chickenpox in the past. Which of the following is the most appropriate recommendation?

A)     Varicella vaccine to the male child

B)      Varicella vaccine to the mother

C)      Varicella Zoster immunoglobulin to mother and the daughter

D)     Varicella vaccine to mother and VZIG to the daughter

E)      Varicella vaccine to the mother and the daughter

5 Responses

  1. C

  2. c

  3. C) Varicella Zoster immunoglobulin to mother and the daughter

  4. C

  5. c

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