Any one of eight members of the herpes virus family. They are: herpes virus simplex type 1 (HSV-1); herpes virus simplex type 2 (HSV-2); cytomegalovirus (CMV); varicella zoster virus; Epstein-Barr virus; human herpes virus type 6; human herpes virus type 7; and human herpes virus type 8, which has been recently linked to Kaposi's Sarcoma, a form of cancer common among HIV-infected homosexual men.
A group of viruses that includes herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1), herpes simplex type (HSV-2), cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), varicella zoster virus (VZV)., human herpes virus type 6 (HHV-6), and HHV-8, a herpes virus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma.
a group of viruses that include herpes simplex type 1 (HSV-1) herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2), cytomegalovirus ( CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), varicella zoster virus (VZV) and human herpes virus type 6 (HHV-6), Human Herpes Virus 8 (HHV-8). Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) can cause painful "cold sores" or fever blisters" on the lips, in the mouth or around the eyes; herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) is usually transmitted sexually and generally causes lesions in the anus or the genital area. HHV-8 is associated with Kaposis' Sarcoma. See names of individual viruses.