Herpesviridae

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Herpesviridae

[‚hər·pēz′vir·ə‚dī]
(virology)
A family of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-containing viruses characterized by enveloped virions containing one molecule of double-stranded linear DNA wrapped around an associated spool-shaped protein inside an icosahedron. It includes subfamilies Alphaherpesvirinae (herpes simplex virus group), Betaherpesvirinae (cytomegalovirus group), and Gammaherpesvirinae (lymphoproliferative virus group).
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5% of herpesviral events had the type recorded, as opposed to 95% in 2011 (when all laboratories had live links to CIDR, T.
Herpesviral, but no papovaviral sequences, are detected in cloacal papillomas of parrots.
Removal of inhibitors of CSF-PCR to improve diagnosis of herpesviral encephalitis.
In the later three years, oyster herpesviral infection has been suspected as playing a role in SSM of oysters grown in Tomales Bay based on histology (2001, the present study) and molecular data from 2002 (Friedman et al.
No animal escapes herpesviral infection: the virus has been detected in animals as exotic as the Indian cobra and as mundane as the American ground squirrel.