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What does HH6 stand for?

HH6 stands for Human Herpesvirus 6

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Herpesviridae, the herpes family of viruses that infects humans, consists of 8 separate species: herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), varicella zoster virus (VZV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), cytomegalovirus, human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7), and human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8).
4) Proposed inciting agents include EBV, (5) human herpesvirus 6 and human herpesvirus 8, (6) human immunodeficiency virus (7) and parvovirus B19, (8) and paramyxoviruses, parainfluenza virus, Yersinia enterocolitica, and toxoplasma.
On a related note, scientists studying human cell cultures have discovered that Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) may influence the course of HIV infection by inhibiting "CCR5-tropic HIV," a type of HIV that is active during early infection.