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The review focuses on the problem of chromosomally integrated human herpesvirus 6 (CIHHV-6). The main features of CIHHV-6 are wide prevalence (near 1% of population), ability to inheritance, which leads to problems of diagnostics of acute HHV-6 infection. Also there is the opportunity of activation CIHHV-6, linked to immunodeficiency and conditions after transplantation. Potentially CIHHV-6 can be associated with the abnormalities of nervous system development, autoimmune disorders and conditions, related to damage of telomere. 

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M. A. Nikolskiy

197022, Russian Federation, St. Petersburg, L’va Tolstogo str., 6/8, Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University.

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Email: nicolm@inbox.ru

PhD (Medicine), Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation;

Russian Federation

V. S. Golubcova

197022, Russian Federation, St. Petersburg, L’va Tolstogo str., 6/8, Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University.

Email: fake@neicon.ru

Intern of the Department of Pediatrics, Pavlov First St. Petersburg State Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.

Russian Federation


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