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PATHOGENS

  • HHV-8, a gamma herpes virus, also known as Kaposi sarcoma (KS)-associated herpesvirus (KSHV), is etiologic agent of all clinical variants of KS (also causes multicentricCastleman disease , primary effusion lymphoma, and Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus inflammatory cytokine syndrome - KICS).

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Last updated: January 5, 2017