Herpes zoster in immunocompromised patients: Incidence, timing, and risk factors
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
Renal dysfunction and female sex were consistently strong risk factors for herpes zoster events in this population. Contrary to expectation, most herpes zoster events did not occur during periods of most intensive immunosuppression. These data may inform studies of interventions designed to prevent herpes zoster in patients on treatment for immune-mediated diseases.