HHV-6 reactivation and associated sequelae after hematopoietic cell transplantation.

  title={HHV-6 reactivation and associated sequelae after hematopoietic cell transplantation.},
  author={Danielle M. Zerr and Michael Boeckh and Colleen Delaney and Paul J Martin and Hu Xie and Amanda L. Adler and Meei-li Huang and Lawrence Corey and Wendy M Leisenring},
  journal={Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation},
  volume={18 11},
Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) reactivation has been associated with acute graft-versus-host-disease (aGVHD), cytomegalovirus reactivation, and mortality after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT), but previous studies have yielded inconsistent results. We performed a large prospective study of allogeneic HCT recipients in order to more definitively define the relationships between HHV-6 and these important outcomes. Plasma specimens were collected prospectively from 315 allogeneic… CONTINUE READING


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