VAHS - What does VAHS stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|VAHS||Virus-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome|
|VAHS||Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (Australia)|
|VAHS||Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (US VA)|
|VAHS||Virginia Area Historical Society (Virginia, MN)|
|VAHS||Vicenza American High School (European Department of Defense Dependent School; Vizenza, Italy)|
|VAHS||Vermont Agency for Human Services|
References in periodicals archive
Here we report a case of mumps VAHS
following parotitis and pancreatitis.
VAHS has been associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), adenovirus, and Herpes simplex virus (HSV), as well as with a variety of nonviral infections (1).
HHV-6B was isolated as previously described (2) from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) on day 5 after admission (Figure 2), suggesting VAHS induced by HHV-6.