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Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus and Kaposi's sarcoma in Africa. Uganda Kaposi's Sarcoma Study Group.

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BACKGROUND: Endemic Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a clinically and epidemiologically distinct human immunodeficiency virus negative form of KS occurring in Africa. Kaposi's sarcoma is now the most frequently reported cancer in some areas of Africa. OBJECTIVE: To determine if a KS-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is present in both endemic HIV-seronegative and HIV-seropositive KS lesions from African patients. METHODS: Paraffin-embedded tissue specimens from Ugandan patients with KS and non-KS tumor c...

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10.1001/archinte.156.2.202

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Archives of internal medicine More from this journal
Volume:
156
Issue:
2
Pages:
202-204
Publication date:
1996-01-01
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EISSN:
1538-3679
ISSN:
0003-9926
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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