TITLE

Non-AIDS-related Kaposi Sarcoma Tissues do not Contain DNA Sequences of HHV-6, HHV-7, Epstein-Barr Virus, Cytomegalovirus and HSV

AUTHOR(S)
Drago, Francesco; Raineri, Emilia; Rebora, Alfredo
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;10/28/98, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p485
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the DNA sequences of non-AIDS-related Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) tissues. Role of human herpesvirus on the etiopathogenesis of KS; Extraction of DNA from infected tissues; Use of polymerase chain reaction in tha analysis of DNA sequences.
ACCESSION #
4342696

 

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