Immunohistochemical stains for human herpesvirus-8
(HHV-8), CD31, CD34, and Factor VII were strongly positive, supporting the diagnosis of KS (Figure 4).
Sirianni et al., "[gamma]-Interferon produced by CD8+ T cells infiltrating Kaposi's sarcoma induces spindle cells with angiogenic phenotype and synergy with human immunodeficiency virus-1 Tat protein: an immune response to human herpesvirus-8
infection?" Blood, vol.
Molecular and pathologic characterization of an AIDS-related body cavity-based lymphoma, including ultrastructural demonstration of human herpesvirus-8
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(HHV-8), also called Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), is a member of the gamma herpesvirus family .
and Kaposi sarcoma after kidney transplantation.
We dedicate this study to the memory of Juan Carlos Ferrufi no, who was chief of the Pathology Department at Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia and founding member of the Human Herpesvirus-8
and Kaposi Sarcoma Working Group.
It occurs in several clinical-epidemiologic forms, all associated with infection by the human herpesvirus-8
They consider such topics as SV40 and cancer, new insights into the role of the dUTP-ase in Epstein-Barr virus, the oncogenesis of human papillomavirus (HPV), human herpesvirus-8
and cortico-steroids, polyomavirus and cancer, and macrophage involvement in the inflammation-induced onset of Epstein-Barr virus-related tumor.
Epstein-Batr virus latent gene expression in primary effusion lymphomas containing Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus/human herpesvirus-8
. Blood 1997, 90, 1186-1191,
Past work showed that herpesvirus-8
is present in most Kaposi's sarcoma patients and some healthy people, says Julio C.
Reactivation of and primary infection with human herpesvirus-8
among solid organ transplant recipients.