Chromosomally-integrated human herpesvirus 6 in familial glioma etiology.

Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is a highly neurotropic beta-herpesvirus with demonstrated transformative properties. HHV-6 infection has been implicated in the etiologies of cancers, including lymphoma and leukemia; conditions with brain involvement, including epilepsy and encephalitis; and other disorders. HHV-6 is also the only human herpesvirus that has… (More)