Human herpesvirus-6 and -7 infections in children: agents of roseola and other syndromes.

Abstract

Human herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) and -7 (HHV-7) infections typically are silent or manifested as mild febrile illnesses including classic roseola. In addition, case reports and epidemiologic data support the rare occurrence of HHV-6 encephalitis in immunocompromised as well as immunocompetent subjects. Although many other diseases have been putatively associated… (More)

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