Serum HHV8 DNA and Tat antibodies in Kaposi's sarcoma patients with and without HIV-1 infection.


Human herpesvirus 8 or Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (HHV8/KSHV) is believed to be the most important etiopathological factor of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and some specific types of malignant lymphomas. The diagnostic and prognostic significance of serum viral load in endemic (African) areas is poorly understood. In AIDS-related KS (AKS) it has been… (More)


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