This is a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial to compare the efficacy of BV-ara-U vs acyclovir in the treatment of acute, localized, non-trigeminal zoster in immunocompromised patients. Patients will be evaluated for lesion stages, new lesion development, evidence of cutaneous or visceral dissemination, & evidence of intolerance or toxicity to the study drugs.

Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
32
Fiscal Year
1992
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Alabama Birmingham
Department
Type
DUNS #
004514360
City
Birmingham
State
AL
Country
United States
Zip Code
35294
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