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What does HHV stand for?

HHV stands for Human Herpes Virus

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Persistent viral infection theory has reported that patients may have chronic Epstein-Barr virus infection, chronic enterovirus (coxsackie virus) infection, human herpes virus type 6 (HHV-6) infection, or human T-lymphotrophic virus type II (HTLV-II) retrovirus infection.
Add human herpes virus 8 (HHV-8), a virus linked to an increased risk of Kaposi's sarcoma, to the growing list of microbial agents that can be transmitted through donor organs, according to a report in the November 19 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.
The findings, published in the August issue of Nature Medicine, raise hopes that Kaposi's sarcoma can be prevented if effective drugs or vaccines can be developed to counter human herpes virus 8 (HHV8), said the University of California, San Francisco, scientists.
The present Competitive Intelligence Report about Herpes Virus Vaccines & Therapeutics provides a competitor evaluation in the field of prophylactic vaccines and therapeutic antibodies and small molecules against infection caused by herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 and/or type 2 and varicella zoster virus (VZV) or human herpes virus type 3 (HHV-3) as of December 2012.