HHV 6

HHV 6

Human herpes virus-6. See Herpes virus-6.
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He added that controversy exists as to whether HHV 6 and 7 cause PR, because older diagnostic methods detected only the presence of HHV DNA, rather than viral load.
The CSF TNF-[alpha] levels in patients with HHV 6 encephalopathy (3.4 [+ or -] 4.0 pg/mL, mean [+ or -] SD) were also significantly higher than those with complex FS (0.3 [+ or -] 0.5 pg/mL, mean [+ or -] SD) and in controls (0.10 [+ or -] 0.1 pg/mL, mean [+ or -] SD) (P < 0.05 and P < 0.01, resp.) (Figure 3(c)).