Microbiology List: FW: Does anyone know of how to determine age of virus

gcouger gcouger at NoXSPAM.mercury.rfdata.net
Fri Jan 5 06:57:50 EST 2001

"Yersinia" <yersinia at cybernex.net> wrote in message
news:200101022211.RAA09817 at pop.cybernex.net...
: John Gentile writes,
: <Some of these like the Herpes family can set up residence in our body
: with little knowledge of the host. They
: usually just sit there being pretty dormant until at some point they
: decide to emerge. Cold sores and the skin rash of Shingles are a couple
: examples.>
: Is my memory bad, or what? Cold sores and Herpes Simplex I, yes, but  I
: thought shingles (a disease of older people) was caused by varicella
: zoster virus, the same one that causes chicken pox in children.

You don't have to be so old I was about 45 when I had my first attack of
shingles. It wasn't as bad as my next one. It has been pretty quite for
Gordon    W5RED
G. C. Couger gcouger at provlue.net  Stillwater, OK

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