Human herpesvirus 6 in AIDS.

Abstract

Multiple lines of clinical and experimental evidence suggest that human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) may act as an accelerating factor in the natural history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Although, in common with HIV, HHV-6 has a primary tropism for CD4+ T cells, its potential effects on the immune system are broader. For instance, HHV-6 can… (More)

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