Rheumatology

ACR Poster 2018: Herpes Zoster and Disseminated Zoster in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis: Incidence Rates in Real-World Claims Data

Oct 21, 2018

Using US healthcare claims data, incidence rates of herpes zoster and disseminated zoster in patients with systemic lupus erythematous (SLE) and/or lupus nephritus (LN) were assessed. Incident herpes zoster cases were identified and incidence rate ratios were calculated and compared between patients with SLE but not LN and those with SLE and LN.

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