any of several dozen DNA-containing virus of the family Herpetoviridae, including among them such human-disease-causing agents as Herpes simplex virus causing oral and genital herpes, varicella-zoster virus (Herpes zoster virus) causing shingles and chickenpox (varicella), Epstein-Barr virus (EB virus) causing infectious mononucleosis, and Cytomegalovirus.
Any of a family of DNA viruses that mature in nuclei of infected cells and are the causative agents of some skin diseases.
A family of large DNA viruses that infect a wide range of animal species. Eight distinct types have been associated with a variety of human diseases.
One of a family of double-stranded DNA viruses that cause common infections in humans. These include: herpes , CMV , chickenpox , shingles , mono , measles , and Kaposi sarcoma . See the entire definition of Herpesvirus
a group of viruses that includes herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1 or HHV-1) and 2 (HSV-2 or HHV-2), varicella-zoster virus (VZV or HHV-3), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV or HHV-4), cytomegalovirus (CMV or HHV-5), human herpesvirus types 6 and 7 (HHV-6, HHV-7) and Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV or HHV-8). Herpesviruses may act as opportunistic pathogens and/or cofactors in HIV pathogenesis.
Family of viruses that cause disease in both humans and animals.
A member of the herpes family of viruses.
A family of hibernating viruses, widespread in humans, which may be suppressed by the immune system but rarely eradicated.
Herpesvirus is one of a group of DNA containing viruses causing latent infections in man and animals.
DNA containing virus that causes latent infections in man and animals. Causitive agents of herpes and chicken pox.
group of viruses especially frequently causing inflammations of the eye, particularly those of the cornea, and possibly leaving considerable damage. Absolutely necessary to be treated.