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Table 1 Characteristics of selected studies

From: Varicella infections in patients with end stage renal disease: a systematic review

Study Region Design Study population Outcomes measured
Prevalence of disease/immunity Morbidity/ Mortality Efficacy Safety
Crespo JF, et al. (2002) [16] Spain Prospective cohort Single centre.
336 candidates for renal transplant.
Follow-up 4 years.
+   + +
Geel AL, et al. (2006) [17] Netherlands Prospective cohort Single centre.
854 transplants patients. 286 waitlist patients.
Follow-up 13 weeks.
+   + +
Rodríguez-Moreno A, et al. (2006) [13] Spain Retrospective data collection Single centre.
812 adult renal transplant patients.
(From 1995 to 2004).
+ +   
Kaul A, et al. (2012) [9] India Retrospective data collection Single centre.
1546 adult renal transplants patients.
(From June2000-June 2010)
+ +   
Talebi-Taher M, et al. (2013) [18] Iran Cross sectional Single centre.
VZV IgG acquisition from 187 haemodialysis patients (aged 18 to 88).
(March–July 2010).
+    
Abad CL, et al. (2016) [14] USA Retrospective data collection Not available.
Review of all cases with disseminated VZV among renal transplant recipients
56 cases in adults.(From 1985 to 2011).
+    
Ong CY, et al. (2018) [15] Singapore Retrospective data collection Single centre.
Review of all cases with varicella among ESRD patients.
66 cases in adults. (From 2005 to 2016).
+ +   
Errasti P, et al. (1999) [19] USA Case reports from retrospective data collection Single centre.
Review of 476 renal transplant recipients revealed 4 cases of chickenpox.
(Renal transplant done from 1969 to 1998).
  +   
Ishikawa N, et al. (2000) [20] Japan Case reports 2 patients described.   +   
Fehr T, et al. (2002) [5] i)not mentioned
ii) Switzerland
i) Review of literature.
ii)Case reports
i) Not available.
Review of literature 1981–2000. 34 cases disseminated varicella identified.
ii) 4 cases reported.
  +   
Lauzurica R, et al. (2003) [21] USA Retrospective data collection Single centre.
Review of kidney transplant recipients.1 patient described.
(Oct 1985 to Aug 2002).
  +   
Sinha S, et al. (2003) [46] India Case reports 2 patients described.   +   
Robertson S, et al. (2006) [22] Scotland, UK Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Shahabazian H, et al. (2007) [47] Iran Case report Report of chickenpox outbreak in renal transplant recipients. 3 patients described.   +   
Crowther N, et al. (2009) [31] Australia i) Retrospective data collection.
ii) Case report
Single centre.
Review of renal allograft recipients revealed 1 patient developed varicella.
(From Dec 1972 to July 2010)
  +   
Kandasamy R, et al. (2009) [48] USA Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Sato A, et al. (2009) [27] Japan Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Assi M, et al. (2011) [29] USA Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Mustapic Z, et al. (2011) [49] Croatia Case report 2 patients described.   +   
Chiang E, et al. (2012) [50] USA Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Inokuchi R, et al. (2013) [23] Japan Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Low LL, et al. (2014) [30] Singapore Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Nabi S, et al. (2014) [26] USA Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Sampathkumar K, et al. (2015) [24] India Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Depledge DP, et al. (2016) [25] UK Case report 1 patient described.   +   
Chhabra P, et al. (2017) [51] India Case report 1 patient described   +   
Momani H, et al. (2017) [52] Jordan Retrospective data collection. Single centre.
20 renal transplants patients revealed 1 patient developed varicella.
(From April 2015–June 2016)
  +   
Kho MML, et al. (2017) [32] Netherlands Prospective cohort Not available.
52 kidney transplants patients.
Follow-up two years.
   + +
Scanlon-Kohlroser CA, et al. (2002) [28] USA Case report 1 patient described.     +
  1. +Outcomes measures available