HHV-8

HHV-8: Human herpesvirus 8, a herpesvirus that contributes to the development of Kaposi sarcoma, an otherwise rare form of cancer sometimes seen in AIDS patients, and to some B-cell lymphomas. The predominant route of HHV-8 transmission is sexual. An additional route is via blood contact among injection drug users. Diagnosis is by rapid blood cultu...
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