Authors
Lucia Pozo, Salvador J Diaz-Cano
Publication date
2000/7/1
Journal
Archives of dermatology
Volume
136
Issue
7
Pages
934
Publisher
JAMA
Description
By nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR), Kempf et al1 detected HHV-7 DNA sequences
in 8% of the PR skin biopsy specimens and in 14% of normal skin. By immunohistochemical
analysis, they also detected HHV-7–specific antigen only in those PR skin specimens that
PCR had proven to contain DNA sequences. Human herpesvirus 7 viral antigen was found
in perivascular cells that were reported, on the basis of morphological studies, to represent
monocytes and/or macrophages or dendritic mononuclear inflammatory cells of the ...
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