Human herpesvirus 6 activates lytic cycle replication of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus.

@article{Lu2005HumanH6,
  title={Human herpesvirus 6 activates lytic cycle replication of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus.},
  author={Chun Tai Lu and Yi Mei Zeng and Zan Huang and Li Huang and Chao Qian and Guixia Tang and Di Qin},
  journal={The American journal of pathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={166 1},
  pages={
          173-83
        }
}
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) or human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is a gamma-herpesvirus consistently identified in Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), primary effusion lymphoma, and multicentric Castleman's disease. KSHV infection appears to be necessary, but not be sufficient for development of KS without other co-factors. However, factors that facilitate KSHV to cause KS have not been well defined. Because patients with KS are often immunosuppressed and susceptible to many infectious agents… CONTINUE READING
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