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Human herpesvirus 8

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Herpesviruses are abundant in nature. Nowadays more than 100 herpes viruses are distinguished, a small amount of which occurs in humans. Herpesvirus can remain persistent in a human body for the entire lifetime causing diseases with multiple clinical implications.

It was found that HHV-8 is associated with all types of Kaposi sarcoma, including endemic African Kaposi sarcoma, classic Mediterranean Kaposi sarcoma among elderly people and transplant-related Kaposi sarcoma. The DNA of this virus is constantly detected in the tissue of AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma, whereas it is not detected in the normal tissue of neighboring sections.

The Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) Real-Time PCR Detection Kit is in vitro DNA test, which is intended for the specific identification of Human herpesvirus 8 in human biological samples.

Sample: peripheral lymphocytes, sperm, prostate fluid, biopsy samples

DNA extraction: PREP-NA, PREP-GS, PREP-RAPID extraction kits

Certification: CE/IVD

Типы детекции:
Real-time format is designed to detect PCR results during amplification with the help of detecting amplifiers (in real time).