Seroprevalence of HHV-8, CMV, and EBV among the general population in Ghana, West Africa

@article{Adjei2008SeroprevalenceOH,
  title={Seroprevalence of HHV-8, CMV, and EBV among the general population in Ghana, West Africa},
  author={Andrew Anthony Adjei and Henry B. Armah and Foster Gbagbo and Isaac Boamah and Clement G Adu-Gyamfi and Isaac Asare},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={111 - 111}
}
BACKGROUND Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) are prevalent in Africa, but less common elsewhere and the modes of transmission are still subject to debate. Generally, they rarely cause disease in the immunocompetent host but are highly oncogenic when associated with immunosuppression. Although the high prevalence of HHV-8, CMV and EBV has been well documented in Africa, such data are sparse from Ghana. METHODS Serum samples from 3275 HIV… CONTINUE READING
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