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n. pl. her·pes·vi·rus·es
Any of a family of DNA viruses that form characteristic inclusion bodies within the nuclei of host cells and cause diseases such as chickenpox, infectious mononucleosis, herpes simplex, and shingles.
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(Pathology) any one of a family of DNA-containing viruses that includes the agents causing herpes, the Epstein-Barr virus, and the cytomegalovirus
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(ˈhɜr pizˌvaɪ rəs)

n., pl. -rus•es.
any DNA-containing virus of the family Herpesviridae, members of which cause several kinds of diseases, as chickenpox and shingles.
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n (pl -ruses) herpesvirus m; human — 6 (8, etc.) herpesvirus humano 6 (8, etc.)
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Other members of the Herpesviridae family, including varicella-zoster virus and herpes simplex virus, can also produce viral intranuclear inclusions.
Herpesviridae is a large family of DNA viruses that cause diseases in humans, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mollusks.
Cytomegalovirus is a genus of the viral family Herpesviridae.
La Rinotraqueitis Infecciosa Bovina (RIB) es una enfermedad infectocontagiosa que afecta principalmente a bovinos y bufalinos (1), esta es causada por el Virus Herpes Bovino 1 (VHB-1), clasificado dentro de la familia Herpesviridae (2).
Viruses belonging to the family Herpesviridae affect a wide range of mammals, and the subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae harbors the main herpesviruses of veterinary importance, including Equid alphaherpesvirus 1 (EHV-1) (ICTV, 2016).
HSV belongs to the family of Herpesviridae.HSV is transmitted across mucosal membranes and nonintact skin and migrate to nerve tissues, where it persists in a latent state.
The abovementioned viruses belong to Polyomaviridae, Papillomaviridae, Herpesviridae, Hepadnaviridae, Flaviviridae families and represent the research subject for many authors, mainly regarding their life-cycle into the host cell and the risk factors which lead to tumor transformation [3].
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El BoHV-1, miembro de la familia Herpesviridae, afecta naturalmente a la especie bovina, provocando una amplia gama de manifestaciones: rinotraqueitis (IBR), vulvovaginitis pustular infecciosa (IPV), balanopostitis (IPB), conjuntivitis, aborto, enteritis y encefalitis (7).
PRV, also called Aujeszky disease virus or Suid herpesvirus 1, is a member of the Alphaherpesvirinae subfamily within the family Herpesviridae. PRV infection has not been confirmed in humans (1), but previous reports have suggested the possible presence of PRV infection in 3 immunocompetent humans in whom fever, sweating, and neurologic complaints developed; virus neutralization and immune precipitation tests were positive for PRV antibody (2,3).