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Detection of human herpesvirus 8 DNA in semen from HIV-infected individuals but not healthy semen donors.

Authors
  • Howard, M R
  • Whitby, D
  • Bahadur, G
  • Suggett, F
  • Boshoff, C
  • Tenant-Flowers, M
  • Schulz, T F
  • Kirk, S
  • Matthews, S
  • Weller, I V
  • Tedder, R S
  • Weiss, R A
Type
Published Article
Journal
AIDS
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1997
Volume
11
Issue
2
Identifiers
PMID: 9030358
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study demonstrates the presence of HHV-8 in semen from HIV-infected individuals with, or at risk, of developing KS and the potential for sexual transmission of the virus. We found no evidence of HHV-8 in the semen of HIV-uninfected donors.

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