HHV 8

HHV 8

Human herpes virus-8. See Kaposi sarcoma-related herpesvirus.
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Castleman's disease: A two compartment model of HHV 8 infection.
Included in the herpes viruses are the well-known simplex viruses, HSV 1 and HSV 2, but also the Varicellovirus (HHV 3), the Epstein Barr virus (EBV; HHV 4), the cytomegalovirus (CMV; HHV 5), HHV 6, HHV 7 (Roseolovirus) and HHV 8 (Rhadinovirus).
The gamma herpes viruses include HHV 4 (Epstein Barr virus) and HHV 8 (Rhadinovirus).