herpes virus


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Related to herpes virus: herpes zoster virus, shingles, HPV virus
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Noun1.herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
animal virus - an animal pathogen that is a virus
herpes simplex virus, herpes simplex - a herpes virus that affects the skin and nervous system
herpes zoster virus - a herpes virus that causes shingles
EBV, Epstein-Barr virus - the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China
CMV, cytomegalovirus - any of a group of herpes viruses that enlarge epithelial cells and can cause birth defects; can affect humans with impaired immunological systems
varicella zoster virus - the member of the herpes virus family that is responsible for chickenpox
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A Kaposi's sarcoma is a rare type of cancer caused by a virus called the human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8), also known as the Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV).
CHESTER Zoo's two-year-old Asian elephant calf Indali Hi Way is receiving treatment after testing positive for killer disease elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV).
The reactivation of the herpes virus among astronauts not only poses threats to them but also to people they come in contact with on Earth.
ISLAMABAD -- A new donate vehicle for needy persons treatment with a genetically modified herpes virus is effective against stage 3B and stage 4 melanoma, a recent human study confirms.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 3, 2018-US FDA clears the first Alethia CMV Assay Test System in detecting cytomegalovirus herpes virus in newborns
Global Banking News-December 3, 2018-US FDA clears the first Alethia CMV Assay Test System in detecting cytomegalovirus herpes virus in newborns
M2 PHARMA-December 3, 2018-US FDA clears the first Alethia CMV Assay Test System in detecting cytomegalovirus herpes virus in newborns
They found that two strains of the human herpes virus (HHV)--specifically HHV6A and HHV7, which are contracted by nearly everybody in childhood but then lie dormant--are found in the brains of people with AD at levels up to twice as high as in people without AD.
Nandita Hi Way, aged three, and Aayu Hi Way, aged 18 months, died of Elephant endotheliotropic herpes virus (EEHV) yesterday.
A recent article from The Conversation noted evidence that the herpes virus could be a cause of Alzheimer's disease.
Rather, the research gives scientists reason to revisit the old pathogen hypothesis and will be the basis for further work that will test whether herpes virus activity is one of the causes of Alzheimer's.

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