Severe Infectious Mononucleosis-like Syndrome and Primary Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection in an Adult

Koichi Akashi, Yoshito Eizuru, Yoshiaki Sumiyoshi, Toshio Minematsu, Sachiko Hara, Mine Harada, Masahiro Kikuchi, Yoshiyuki Niho, Yoichi Minamishima

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Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) was first isolated from patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or lymphoproliferative diseases and was named human B-lymphotropic virus1. However, later studies revealed that the virus is T-lymphotropic in vitro2 and in vivo3. Recently, two genotypes of HHV-6 (type A and type B) have been distinguished on the basis of their restriction polymorphism46. HHV-6 has been identified as the etiologic agent of exanthem subitum in infants,7 and an acute febrile illness in young children8. Most people are seropositive for HHV-6 by the age of three years9,10. HHV-6 also produces…

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)168-171
ページ数4
ジャーナルNew England Journal of Medicine
329
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 7 15 1993

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    Akashi, K., Eizuru, Y., Sumiyoshi, Y., Minematsu, T., Hara, S., Harada, M., Kikuchi, M., Niho, Y., & Minamishima, Y. (1993). Severe Infectious Mononucleosis-like Syndrome and Primary Human Herpesvirus 6 Infection in an Adult. New England Journal of Medicine, 329(3), 168-171. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199307153290304