HHV-6 in end organ disease: liver transplantation and inflammatory cardiomyopathy in immunocompetent children

In Heart Disease, Liver Disease by Kristin Loomis

Two reviews have been published on the roles of HHV-6 in liver transplantation and in pediatric inflammatory cardiomyopathy in the immunocompetent. Both reviews stress the importance of biopsies for diagnosis since HHV-6 DNA is rarely found in the plasma in spite of persistent reactivation in the organ.

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 to read a summary of the review on HHV-6 in liver transplantion Transplantation Review article.


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to read the review on inflammatory cardiomyopathy in immunocompetent children.