HHV8

(redirected from Human Herpes Virus 8)
AcronymDefinition
HHV8Human Herpes Virus 8 (causative agent of Kaposi''s sarcoma)
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The viruses that are associated with cancers include hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV and HCV), human papilloma viruses (HPV), human T-cell leukemia virus (HTLV-1), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8) which is also known as Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV), and Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCV).
Researchers of the University Of Southern California in Los Angeles examined the human herpes virus 8, otherwise known as Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpes virus.
Lesions stain positive for human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8).
The main underlying cause of KS is a virus called human herpes virus 8 (HHV8), also known as Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV), since KS is most likely to occur in people with a weakened immune system who have the virus.
It is intended for patients with MCD who do not have HIV or human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8).
Bu oigu, dermatoloji alaninda sik kullanilan kortikosteroid ve immun-supresif tedaviler sonrasi Human Herpes Virus 8 (HHV-8)'in aktivasyonu ile iyatrojenik KS gelisebilecegni ve bu tedaviler sonlandinIchginda klinik tabloda gerileme gorulebilecegini vurgulamak amaciyla sunuldu.
In addition, the risk of preterm birth was significantly higher in babies exposed to cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus 1, herpes simplex virus 2, Epstein-Barr virus, or human herpes virus 8.
Human herpes virus 8 (HHV8)--HHV8 is a virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, an unusual skin tumor usually found in HIV-infected men.
Add human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8), a virus linked to an increased risk of Kaposi's sarcoma, to the growing list of microbial agents that can be transmitted through donor organs, according to a report in the November 19 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
Others are human papillomavirus (HPV), a cause of cervical cancer; HTLV-I, which can cause a rare cancer or a paralytic illness; mycoplasma, which causes urethritis; mobiluncus, which causes vaginosis; and human herpes virus 8, which causes Kaposi's sarcoma and lymphoma.