Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999
Human Herpesvirus 6: An Emerging Pathogen
|Variant||A Variant B|
|Associated pathologic conditions|
|Exanthem subitum febrile syndromesb||_a||++++|
|Lymphomas and neoplasies||++||++|
|Reactivation in transplants||++||++|
|Reactivation in AIDS||++||++|
|Peripheral blood mononuclear cells||+||+++|
|Serum from healthy persons||_||_|
|Serum from exanthem subitum patients||_||++++|
|Serum from other patientsc||+++||+|
aDifferent degrees of HHV-6 positivity.
bException, Zambian children, 44% variant A.
cPatients with AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome, and lymphomas.
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