oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - HHV-8 transmission from mother to child : review

Volume 27, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



Transmission of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8), the aetiological agent of Kaposi's sarcoma, is known to occur during sex among homosexual men. However, other modes of HHV-8 transmission have yet to be elucidated in endemic populations.

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