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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A novel herpesvirus infection in 9 Bourke's parrots (Neopsephotus bourkii, formerly Neophema bourkii) housed in an outdoor aviary composed of multiple species of birds was diagnosed based on histopathology, electron microscopy and polymerase chain reaction.
Use of a multiantigen detection algorithm for diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection.
High incidence of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection in HIV-related solid immunoblastic/plasmablastic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Genital herpesvirus infection in women attending a venereal diseases clinic.
edulis in the nursery and early grow-out in the field and has been associated with a herpesvirus infection (ostreid herpesvirus 1: OsHV-1) (Comps & Cochennec 1993, Renault et al.
Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of progressive lymphoproliferation and malignant lymphoma in persistent active herpesvirus infection.
Although there was no difference in the overall incidence of STDs, the HIV-positive cohort had a higher frequency of herpesvirus infection, and the HIV-negative group had a higher prevalence of chlamydia, he reported.
Hallam also developed a herpesvirus infection 2 months after transplantation that his doctors said was effectively treated with acycolvir.
Herpesvirus infection in free-living black-tufted-ear marmoset (Callithrix penicillata E.
Although, in this study, we do not prove the causal link of this new virus to the symptoms observed, it, nevertheless, can be suggested that, in debilitated hosts, a productive herpesvirus infection might accelerate and/or be accelerated by population declines.
BARCELONA -- The risk of reactivation of herpesvirus infection is increased among patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are treated with the anti-tumor necrosis factor agents, and especially with the monoclonal antibodies infliximab and adalimumab, Dr.
Even if herpesvirus infection is one factor accelerating atherosclerosis, there's little modern science can do to dampen that risk, at least for now, In the meantime, notes Hajjar, a steady diet of burgers and fries will surely speed the pileup of arterial plaque.