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Related to roseolovirus: roseola infantum
a genus of herpesviruses closely related to the genus Cytomegalovirus, containing the single species human herpesvirus 6, which is the etiologic agent of roseola infantum.
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roseolovirus(rō″zē-ō′lō-vī″rŭs) [″ + ″]
A genus of herpesviruses that infect lymphocytes. Members of the genus include herpesvirus 6 and 7 (HHV-6 and HHV-7).
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