Disease Information for Human herpes virus 6/HHV-6

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Constitutional symptoms
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Infant
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Population/Infant
Population/Toddler
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/PCR/Antigen test/Abnormal
Microlab/CSF Polymerase chain reaction/PCR abnormal
Microlab/PCR CSF antigen/abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Right Shift (Viral) Differential Smear (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Atypical lymphocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cytomegalic Virus
Associated Disease & Complications
Acrodermatitis, Papular, infantile
Aseptic meningitis syndrome
Febrile convulsion
Papular acrodermatitis/childhood
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Virus (category)
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
B Lymphotropic Virus Human, B Lymphotropic Viruses Human, Exanthem subitum virus, HBLV, herpes simplex virus type 6, herpesvirus 6 HHV 6, Herpesvirus 6 Human, HERPESVIRUS HUMAN 06, Herpesvirus type 6, HHV 6, HHV6, HHV6 Human herpes virus 6, Human B Lymphotropic Virus, Human B Lymphotropic Viruses, Human herpes virus 6, HUMAN HERPESVIRUS 06, human herpesvirus 6, Human herpesvirus 6 (organism), human herpesvirus 6 HHV 6, Human herpesvirus type 6, human herpesvirus type 6 HHV 6, HUMAN LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS AB, Roseola infantum virus, Roseola virus, Virus HHV6, Synonym/HHV6
Definition

Adult infection with roseola infantum virus can cause adult mono syndrome with or without rash; also can cause pneumonia, encephalitis and chronic fatigue syndromes; erythrophagocytosis described

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