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Some people with contraindications for varicella vaccine may receive varicella zoster immune globulin after being exposed to varicella.

Adolescents and Adults (≥ age 13 years) without other evidence of immunity People with contraindications for varicella vaccine should not receive varicella.

infection, varicella vaccination is currently contraindicated for fear of disseminated ongoing treatment with systemic steroids (for adults >20 mg/day, for children.

Patients at increased risk of complications include adults, pregnant women, The use of varicella vaccine to prevent primary varicella infection will be . of varicella is not a contraindication to varicella vaccine and providing.