herpes simiae

herpes simiae

herpes B virus, the cause of a herpes simplex-like disease in non-human primates and of a uniformly fatal encephalitis in humans.
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B virus, also known as Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (CHV-1), Herpesvirus simiae, Herpes simiae, or Simian B disease, is considered endemic among monkeys of the genus Macaca.