Laboratory and clinical aspects of human herpesvirus 6 infections.

  title={Laboratory and clinical aspects of human herpesvirus 6 infections.},
  author={Henri Agut and P Bonnafous and Agn{\`e}s Gautheret-Dejean},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  volume={28 2},
Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is a widespread betaherpesvirus which is genetically related to human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and now encompasses two different species: HHV-6A and HHV-6B. HHV-6 exhibits a wide cell tropism in vivo and, like other herpesviruses, induces a lifelong latent infection in humans. As a noticeable difference with respect to other human herpesviruses, genomic HHV-6 DNA is covalently integrated into the subtelomeric region of cell chromosomes (ciHHV-6) in about 1% of the… CONTINUE READING
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