About varicella zoster infection
Varicella zoster infection (unspecified) is a form of varicella zoster virus that is not classified as chickenpox or shingles.
Vaccination is the best protection against forms of varicella zoster. In Australia, chickenpox and shingles vaccines are listed on the National Immunisation Program Schedule.
Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment
Surveillance and reporting
Varicella zoster infection (unspecified) is a nationally notifiable disease.
We monitor cases through the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System (NNDSS).
For more on varicella zoster infection (unspecified) in Australia, you can search Communicable Diseases Intelligence.