human herpesvirus 8

Known as: HHV-8, Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus, Kaposi, Herpesviruses, Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated 
A type of herpesvirus that may cause Kaposi sarcoma (a rare cancer that can cause skin lesions) and a type of lymphoma (cancer that begins in the… (More)

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1976-2017
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies suggest that human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) is sexually transmitted among men who have sex with men… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8, also called KSHV) is linked to the etiopathogenesis of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), multicentric Castleman… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Although human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) has been suspected to be the etiologic agent of Kaposi's sarcoma, little is known… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV, also known as human herpesvirus 8, or HHV 8) is a virus that is consistently… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is the leading neoplasm of AIDS patients, and HIV infection is known to be a major risk factor for its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Kaposi sarcoma (KS) is the leading neoplasm of HIV-infected patients and is also found in several HIV-negative populations… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The genome of the Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV or HHV8) was mapped with cosmid and phage genomic libraries from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Striking differences in Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) risk for AIDS patients who acquire HIV via homosexual activity and those whose HIV… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Much of the evidence that human herpesvirus type 8 (HHV-8) is associated with Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) has come from… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND DNA fragments that appeared to belong to an unidentified human herpesvirus were recently found in more than 90 percent… (More)
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