oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - HHV-8 transmission from mother to child : review
|Article Title||HHV-8 transmission from mother to child : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection|
|Affiliations||1 St Nicolas General Hospital, Greece|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||58 - 60|
|Keyword(s)||Child, Heterosexual partners, Homosexual activity, Human herpesvirus 8, Mother and Sex|
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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