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Disseminated herpesvirus infection in a rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta).
Symptomatology and pathology of delta herpesvirus infection in a patas monkey colony (Abstract).
Malignant lymphoma with lymphocytic leukemia induced in owl monkeys by Herpesvirus saimiri.
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"Epidemiology of cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (B virus) infection and shedding in a large breeding cohort of rhesus macaques." J Infect Dis 167(2): 257-63.
"Herpesvirus simiae (B virus) antibody response and virus shedding in experimental primary infection of cynomolgus monkeys." Lab Anim Sci 41(4): 360-4.
"Herpesvirus simiae (B virus): replication of the virus and identification of viral polypeptides in infected cells." Arch Virol 93(3-4): 185-98.
www.gsu.edu /~wwwvir/Research/publications.html   (4461 words)

Herpesvirus infection is suspected anytime a cat has an eye problem that does not respond to antibiotics (which have no effect on viruses).
To diagnose herpesvirus, a blood sample is drawn and cells are collected from the conjunctiva with a swab.
Occasionally, herpesvirus becomes resistant to these medications and use of a different medication is required.
www.animaleyeclinic.ca /eyeinfo/Herpes.htm   (757 words)

 Medmicro Chapter 68
Herpesvirus DNA varies in molecular weight from approximately 80 to 150 million, or 120 to 250 kilobase pairs, depending on the virus.
The members of the alpha herpesvirus sub-family are characterized by an extremely short reproductive cycle (hours), prompt destruction of the host cell, and the ability to replicate in a wide variety of host tissues.
As is the case with human herpesvirus infections, crowding and stress of monkeys lead to virus reactivation and excretion in saliva.
gsbs.utmb.edu /microbook/ch068.htm   (6322 words)

 Atypical Herpesvirus Infection Associated with Primary Respiratory Disease in Brown-throated Conures (Aratinga pertinax)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This cluster of cases illustrates an unusual tissue tropism of herpesvirus for the lower respiratory tract similar to that observed in infectious laryngotracheitis of chickens.
Herpesvirus infection in psittaciform birds is usually manifested as Pacheco’s parrot disease, which is characterized by massive hepatic necrosis and death.
However, herpesvirus infections infrequently may be associated with respiratory disease and the etiologic agents have been designated Amazon tracheitis virus and Parakeet herpesvirus.
www.vet.uga.edu /ivcvm/1998/gray/gray.htm   (1349 words)

 Human Herpesvirus 6: An Emerging Pathogen
The causative agent was identified as a herpesvirus by electron microscopy and lack of cross-hybridization to a number of human herpesviruses (2).
Alphaherpesvirus origin-binding protein homolog encoded by human herpesvirus 6B, a betaherpesvirus, binds to nucleotide sequences that are similar to ori regions of alphaherpesviruses.
Human herpesvirus 6 reactivation is associated with cytomegalovirus infection and syndromes in kidney transplant recipients at risk for primary cytomegalovirus infection.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/eid/vol5no3/campadelli.htm   (8058 words)

 Herpesvirus definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Herpesvirus: One of a family of double-stranded DNA viruses that cause common infections in humans, including herpes, CMV, chickenpox, shingles, mono, measles, and Kaposi sarcoma.
B is relatively common, usually acquired in childhood, and associated with roseola (measles).
All members of this family are double-stranded DNA viruses with large complex genomes that replicate in the nucleus of the cell.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3733   (425 words)

 Herpesvirus Infections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Herpesvirus infections are extremely common, as demonstrated by serologic evidence.
The physician needs to be aware of diagnostic signs and symptoms early in the course of herpesvirus infections in order to initiate appropriate therapy.
Create a solid background in the basic virology of the Herpesvirus family, and how this relates to the clinical scenarios of primary and secondary infection.
www.bu.edu /cme/modules/2002/herpes02/content   (393 words)

 Herpesvirus overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Human herpesvirus infections are endemic and sexual contact is a significant method of transmission for several including both herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1, HSV-2), also human cytomegalovirus (HHV-5) and likely Karposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (HHV-8).
Herpesvirus genomes range in length from 120 to 230 kbp with base composition from 31% to 75% G+C content and contain 60 to 120 genes.
Herpesvirus genes, like the genes of their eukaryotic hosts, are not arranged in operons and in most cases have individual promoters.
hpv-web.lanl.gov /stdgen/bacteria/hhv1/herpes.html   (978 words)

 Eye Clinic For Animals: Feline Herpes Virus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Feline herpesvirus is a common cause of eye and upper respiratory infection in cats.
However, herpesvirus is highly contagious among cats, passing from infected cats to other cats through sneezing, coughing, grooming, and simply close contact.
Repeated or chronic herpesvirus infections have been associated with other diseases such as dry eye, symblepharon (adhesion of the conjunctiva to itself or to the cornea), corneal sequestrum (an abnormal brown plaque formation on the cornea), and possibly eosinophilic keratitis (an immune-mediated condition of the cornea).
www.eyeclinicforanimals.com /html/cat3.html   (387 words)

 Herpesvirus - ANIMAL HEALTH PROBLEMS - Dogs, Cats Herpesvirus
Herpesvirus may be passed to unborn pups in the uterus, or may infect newborn puppies as they pass through the birth canal and come in contact with vaginal cervical secretions.
Dogs are most susceptible to infection when under stress, such as during pregnancy (especially three weeks prior to whelping), in the neonatal period (especially the first three weeks of life), in a boarding kennel, or when competing in events.
Puppies infected with herpesvirus at the time of birth will generally start to show clinical signs of infection at four to six days of age.
www.healthgene.com /canine/ar_feline_herpes.asp   (812 words)

 Human Herpes Virus 6
Qualitative and quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) DNA in whole blood and plasma was correlated with serology and clinical assessment in 143 children hospitalized for undifferentiated febrile illness to evaluate options for diagnosis of primary HHV-6 infection on the acute blood specimen.
Human herpesvirus 6 was isolated from the peripheral blood mononuclear cells during the acute phase of the illness and HHV 6 specific genome was also detected in these cells by nested polymerase chain reaction.
Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is ubiquitous in the human population and causes exanthem subitum, a benign disease seen in infancy.
www.thedoctorsdoctor.com /diseases/hhv6.htm   (5367 words)

 HHV-6 (Human Herpesvirus 6) Abstracts & Publications : ViraCor Laboratories
Prime candidates for triggering adverse outcomes are cytomegalovirus (CMV) in solid organ transplant recipients (causing rejection), CMV and human herpesvirus type 6 (HHV-6) in bone marrow transplant patients (causing marrow suppression), and herpes simplex virus, HHV-6, and CMV in AIDS patients (accelerating the rate of human immunodeficiency virus disease progression and death).
The replication of -herpesviruses-cytomegalovirus (CMV), human herpesvirus (HHV)-6 and HHV-7-and their association with CMV disease and response to antiviral therapy were prospectively investigated in 33 liver transplant recipients not given antiviral prophylaxis.
To determine the incidence and clinical relevance of active human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) infection, 92 consecutive unselected recipients of autologous or allogeneic stem cell grafts were investigated in a prospective longitudinal study.
www.viracor.com /diagnostic-virals-hhv6_links.htm   (1643 words)

 Herpesvirus Herpes In Puppies And Dogs
The herpesvirus herpes virus resides in nerve tissue of mature dogs.
Herpesvirus herpes virus is fatal in puppies during their first or second week of life.
In herpesvirus infection, the primary gross lesions in puppies are pin point hemorrhages in the kidneys and other body organs.
www.2ndchance.info /herpesvirusdog.htm   (1004 words)

 Title of Invention: Equine herpesvirus 1 tk mutants
This technique is not applicable for identifying the EHV-1 tk gene because of the unavailability of monoclonal antibodies to EHV-1 TK and because of the difficulty in preparing monoclonal antibodies to TK.
To identify fragments encoding herpesvirus tk genes, one or more of the following methods have previously been used: (1) molecular hybridization experiments in which labeled DNA fragments from a known viral tk gene and DNA fragments from the unknown virus are hybridized to detect homologous nucleotide sequences; (2) biochemical transformation of mutant tk.sup.- cells (e.g..
That is, there is substantially no homology between the tk genes of various herpesvirus species, i.e., the nucleotide sequences of the tk genes and the amino acid sequences of the TK enzymes of the various herpesvirus species are dissimilar.
www.nal.usda.gov /bic/Biotech_Patents/1994patents/05292653.html   (18413 words)

 Herpesviridae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genus Simplexvirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 1 or Herpes simplex; diseases: cold sores, genital herpes
Genus Varicellovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 3 or Varicella-zoster virus; diseases: chickenpox, shingles
Genus Lymphocryptovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 4 or Epstein-Barr virus; diseases: mononucleosis, Burkitt's lymphoma, chronic fatigue syndrome, and lupus
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herpesviridae   (540 words)

 31. Herpesviridae
Pacific pond turtle herpesvirus; 31.U.0.0.012 chelonid herpesvirus 3, syn.
Geochelone chilensis herpesvirus; Geochelone carbonaria herpesvirus; Argentine turtle herpesvirus; 31.U.0.0.014 ciconiid herpesvirus 1, syn.
Lucke frog herpesvirus; 31.U.0.0.042 ranid herpesvirus 2, syn.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov /ICTVdb/ICTVdB/31000000.htm   (683 words)

 Herpesvirus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Four years after the isolation of HHV-6, another herpesvirus was discovered in human CD4+ T lymphocytes by Frenkel at the NIH.
Pending the results of further investigations, the most likely conclusion is that primary HHV-7 infection is not associated with a definable syndrome in the majority of children who acquire HHV-7 infection after 2 years of age.
In 1994, a new herpesvirus was associated with KS, and named KS-associated herpesvirus KSHV or HHV-8.
home.coqui.net /myrna/herpes.htm   (1376 words)

 Introduction: Herpesvirus - CureResearch.com
Herpesvirus: Class of viruses including herpes and others.
Treatments for Herpesvirus: Various information is available about treatments available for Herpesvirus, or research treatments for other diseases.
Statistics and Herpesvirus: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Herpesvirus, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.
www.cureresearch.com /h/herpesvirus/intro.htm   (279 words)

 Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, 5th edition, 2004
Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis, caused by bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV1), is a disease of domestic and wild cattle.
Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis (IBR/IPV), caused by bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV1), is a disease of domestic and wild cattle.
Fuchs M., Hubert P., Detterer J. and Rziha H.-J. Detection of bovine herpesvirus type 1 in blood from naturally infected cattle by using a sensitive PCR that discriminates between wild-type virus and virus lacking glycoprotein E. Clin.
www.oie.int /eng/normes/MMANUAL/A_00056.htm   (6946 words)

 Evolutionary aspects of oncogenic herpesviruses -- Nicholas 53 (5): 222 -- Molecular Pathology
analyses of herpesvirus genomes that the biological subgroup
The lytic origin of herpesvirus papio is highly homologous to Epstein-Barr virus ori-Lyt: evolutionary conservation of transcriptional activation and replication signals.
The 222- to 234-kilodalton latent nuclear protein (LNA) of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (human herpesvirus 8) is encoded by orf73 and is a component of the latency-associated nuc
mp.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/53/5/222   (7046 words)

 CI Reports #5
The genes are arranged colinearly with those in the genome of the previously sequenced betaherpesvirus, human cytomegalovirus, and has a distinct arrangement of conserved genes relative to the sequenced gammaherpesviruses, herpesvirus saimiri and Epstein-Barr virus, and the alphaherpesviruses, equine herpesvirus-1, varicella-zoster virus, and herpes simplex virus.
Comparisons of predicted amino acid sequences allowed the functions of many human herpesvirus-6 encoded proteins to be assigned and showed the closest relationship in overall number and similarity to human cytomegalovirus products, with approximately 67% homologous proteins as compared to the 21% identified in all herpesviruses.
In addition to the core conserved genes, the genome contains four distinct gene families which may be involved in immune evasion and persistence in immune cells: two have similarity to the chemokine chemotactic/proinflammatory family of cytokines, one to their peptide G-protein-coupled receptors, and a fourth to the immunoglobulin superfamily.
www.chronicillnet.org /reports/ci_report_5.html   (940 words)

 Human Herpesvirus-6 in Transplantation: An Emerging Pathogen. -- Singh and Carrigan 124 (12): 1065 -- Annals of ...
Drobyski WR, Eberle M, Majewski D, Baxter-Lowe LA. Prevalence of human herpesvirus 6 variant A and B infections in bone marrow transplant recipients as determined by polymerase chain reaction and sequence-specific oligonucleotide probe hybridization.
Human herpesvirus 6 in lung tissue from patients with pneumonitis after bone marrow transplantation.
Rises in antibody to human herpesvirus 6 detected by enzyme immunoassay in transplant patients with primary cytomegalovirus infection.
www.annals.org /cgi/content/full/124/12/1065   (4454 words)

 B Virus( Cercopithecine Herpesvirus 1) Infection
B virus, or Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1, is an infectious agent that is commonly found among macaque monkeys, including rhesus macaques, pig-tailed macaques, and cynomolgus monkeys.
Fatal Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (B virus) infection following a mucocutaneous exposure and interim recommendations for worker protection.
Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 (B virus) infection resulting from ocular exposure.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/diseases/bvirus.htm   (318 words)

 herpesvirus on Encyclopedia.com
Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and primary and secondary pulmonary hypertension *.(clinical investigations)
Oral herpesvirus infection with impetigo bullosa.(Photoclinic: foresee your next patient)
Human exposure to herpesvirus B--seropositive macaques, Bali, Indonesia.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/h1/herpesv.asp   (310 words)

The structure of the herpesvirus particle is very complex.
The repeats allow rearrangements of the unique regions and Herpesvirus genomes exist as a mixture of 4 isomers.
Herpesvirus genomes also contain multiple repeated sequences and depending on the number of these, genome size of various isolates of a particular virus can vary by up to 10kbp.
www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk /3035/Herpesviruses.html   (450 words)

 Iguanid Herpesvirus IgHV-1
Acyclovir (brand name Zovirax) is available as a topical ointment, in pill and in parenteral (injectible) form; of the first two forms, it is most effective and more quickly effective in pill form.
Rapid acquisition of entire DNA polymerase gene of a novel herpesvirus from green turtle fibropapilloma by a genomic walking technique.
[Herpesvirus epidemic in Greek (Testudo hermanni) and Moorish land tortoises (Testudo graeca) in Switzerland].
www.anapsid.org /ighv1.html   (936 words)

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