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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The 12th edition of the dense manual consists of 154 chapters with new chapters on laboratory accreditation and compliance, the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, and human herpesvirus 8.
Lack of evidence for Epstein-Barr virus or human herpesvirus type 6 as the causative agents.
Barr virus (EBV)], human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), HSV-1, and Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) (JANELLE et al., 2002; DONOFRIO et al., 2007; SHARMA-WALIA et al., 2010; AL-SALAM et al.2013; LIU et al., 2014).
Human herpesvirus 8 seropositivity and risk of Kaposi's sarcoma and other acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related diseases.
* Human herpesvirus 6A and 7 were more abundant in Alzheimer's disease samples than non-Alzheimer's.
The researchers found that, compared with controls, subjects with Alzheimer's disease had increased human herpesvirus 6A (HHV-6A) and HHV-7.
To date, eight different types of human herpesvirus have been identified: herpes simplex viruses' types 1 and 2, varicella zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, roseoloviruses HHV-6 (A and B) and HHV-7, and Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (HHV-8).
Suzuki et al., "Elevated serum cytokine levels are associated with human herpesvirus 6 reactivation in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation recipients," The Journal of Infection, vol.
Human herpesvirus (HHV) 6 and HHV 7, members of the Roseolovirus genus of HHVs, have been implicated in triggering PR.
Having an illness commonly associated with an allergic drug reaction, such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or the Epstein-Barr virus (also known as human herpesvirus).
The pathogenesis is related to specific drugs, especially aromatic anticonvulsants, altered immune response, sequential reactivation of the human herpesviruses, and association with human leukocyte antigen alleles.[sup][2] The human herpesviruses reactivation such as human herpesvirus (HHV)-6, HHV-7, EBV, and CMV reactivation may stimulate proliferation of both viral-specific and nonspecific CD4 and CD8 T-cells, triggering massive cytokine release, and causing a hypersensitivity reaction.[sup][11] CMV disease is usually seen in immunocompromised patients with HIV infection or postorgan transplantation under immunosuppressant.