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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(1,14-16) Acute mortality associated with herpesvirus infection was confirmed in 2 bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) nestlings by a herpesvirus consensus polymerase chain reaction (PCR); however, further characterization of this virus was not performed.
Hilliard, "Serological evidence of alpha herpesvirus infection in sooty mangabeys," Journal of Medical Primatology, vol.
Complementarily, the pathogenesis of peri-implantitis presents a well-established correlation between the inflammatory processes and the presence of periodontal bacteria; however, the study of inflammatory microenvironment in association with herpesvirus infection in this process is currently under research.
"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.
Isotopic response after herpesvirus infection: an update.
Vescio et al., "Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus infection of bone marrow dendritic cells from multiple myeloma patients," Science, vol.
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. J Clin Microbiol.
Researchers wonder whether the vaccine will affect a person's chance of getting shingles (a painful herpesvirus infection) later in life.