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Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

Dispatch

Human Herpesvirus 6-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome in a Healthy Adult

Hiroshi TanakaComments to Author , Tetsuo Nishimura, Mikiko Hakui, Hisashi Sugimoto, Keiko Tanaka-Taya, and Koichi Yamanishi
Author affiliations: Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan;

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Changes in leukocyte count (solid circles), platelet count (solid squares), and serum antibodies tests for Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), Herpes simplex virus (HSV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) after admission. Values in the box demonstrate immunoreactivity to HHV6, HSV, CMV, and EBV. aHHV-6B was isolated from peripheral blood mononuclear cells on day 5 after admission. bPancytopenia was diagnosed on the day 14 after admission. IgG = immunoglobulin G; G-CSF = granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF).

Figure 1. Changes in leukocyte count (solid circles), platelet count (solid squares), and serum antibodies tests for Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), Herpes simplex virus (HSV), cytomegalovirus (CMV), and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) after admission. Values in the box demonstrate immunoreactivity to HHV6, HSV, CMV, and EBV. aHHV-6B was isolated from peripheral blood mononuclear cells on day 5 after admission. bPancytopenia was diagnosed on the day 14 after admission. IgG = immunoglobulin G; G-CSF = granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF).

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