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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Especially for PHV-1, immunosuppression resulting from early coupling and breeding in the winter is considered an important facilitating factor promoting the onset of clinical herpesvirus infection in pigeons.
Male hormones," the authors further explain, "facilitate Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection through activation of viral receptor EphA2.
Herpesvirus infection can occur in the form of generalized and localized forms and in the form of a "slow" infection.
Prevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma associated herpesvirus infection measured by antibodies to recombinant capsid protein and latent immunofluorescence antigen.
The signs progress for about a week, he says, noting that "the calicivirus disease comes on a little faster than the illness caused by herpesvirus infection, and the disease course is a little shorter.
Use of a multiantigen detection algorithm for diagnosis of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection.
The Impact of preexisting or acquired Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus infection in kidney transplant recipients on morbidity and survival.
High incidence of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection in HIV-related solid immunoblastic/plasmablastic diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Mothers who bite their babies" nails instead of clipping or filling them can spread herpesvirus infection unwittingly, Dr.
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.
Virus reactivation in bitches with a medical history of herpesvirus infection.