Human Herpesvirus

Herpesviridae are a family of DNA viruses that cause diseases in humans and animals. The family name is derived from
the Greek herpein ("to creep"), referring to the , re-occurring infections typical of this group of viruses. Herpesviridae
can cause latent or lytic infections

human herpesviruses):
B virus (Cercopithecine herpesvirus-1, herpesvirus simiae) is a simplexvirus endemic in macaque monkeys. Human
zoonotic infection with this virus results in severe pathogenesis and often death in untreated individuals.


HHV-4 = EBV (Epstein-Barr virus), lymphocryptovirus: causes infectious mononucleosis, Burkitt's lymphoma, CNS
lymphoma in AIDS, PTLD or Post-transplant lymphoproliferative syndrome, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma

HHV-3 = VZV (varicella zoster virus): causes chickenpox and
shingles -- Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Type I (Herpes Zoster
Oticus) causes --  
Dyssynergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica refers to a collection of rare, degenerative, neurological
disorders characterized by epilepsy, cognitive impairment, myoclonus, and progressive ataxia.  Symptoms include
seizures, tremor, and reduced muscle coordination.  Onset of the disorder generally occurs in early adulthood.  Tremor
may begin in one extremity and later spread to involve the entire voluntary muscular system.  Arms are usually more
affected than legs.  Some of the cases are due to mitochondrial abnormalities.

HHV-8 = a type of rhadinovirus = KSHV = Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus: causes Kaposi's sarcoma, primary
effusion lymphoma and some types of multicentric Castleman's disease

HHV-1 = HSV-1 (herpes simplex virus 1): causes oral and/or genital herpes (predominantly orofacial)
HHV-2 = HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus 2): causes oral and/or genital herpes (predominantly genital)

HHV-5 = CMV (
cytomegalovirus): causes infectious mononucleosis, retinitis, etc.

HHV-6 = Roseolovirus: causes "sixth disease" (known as roseola infantum or exanthem subitum)
HHV-7 = closely related to HHV-6; causes roughly the same symptoms
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Animal herpesviridae   Subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae
Genus Simplexvirus
Bovine herpesvirus 2 causes bovine mammillitis and pseudo-lumpyskin disease.
Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1, also known as Herpes B virus, causes a Herpes simplex-like disease in Macaques.
Genus Varicellovirus
Bovine herpesvirus 1 causes infectious bovine rhinotracheitis, vaginitis, balanoposthitis, and abortion in cattle.
Bovine herpesvirus 5 causes encephalitis in cattle.
Caprine herpesvirus 1 causes conjunctivitis and respiratory disease in goats.
Porcine herpesvirus 1 causes pseudorabies.
Equine herpesvirus 1 causes abortion in horses.
Equine herpesvirus 3 causes coital exanthema in horses.
Equine herpesvirus 4 causes rhinopneumonitis in horses.
Canine herpesvirus 1 causes a severe hemorrhagic disease in puppies.
Feline herpesvirus 1 causes feline viral rhinotracheitis and keratitis in cats.
Duck herpesvirus 1 causes duck plague.
Genus Mardivirus
Gallid herpesvirus 2 causes Marek's disease.
Genus Iltovirus
Gallid herpesvirus 1 causes infectious laryngotracheitis in birds.
Subfamily Betaherpesvirinae
Porcine herpesvirus 2 causes inclusion body rhinitis in swine.
Subfamily Gammaherpesvirinae
Genus Rhadinovirus
Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 causes bovine malignant catarrhal fever.
Bovine herpesvirus 4
Equine herpesvirus 2 causes equine cytomegalovirus infection.
Equine herpesvirus 5 [1]

The following genera are included here:
Subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae
Genus Simplexvirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 1 or Herpes simplex; diseases: cold sores, genital herpes,
encephalitis
Genus Varicellovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 3 or Varicella-zoster virus; diseases: chickenpox, shingles
Genus Mardivirus; type species: Gallid herpesvirus 2
Genus Iltovirus; type species: Gallid herpesvirus 1
Subfamily Betaherpesvirinae
Genus Cytomegalovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 5; diseases: mononucleosis
Genus Muromegalovirus; type species: Murid herpesvirus 1
Genus Roseolovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 6; diseases: erythema subitum, roseola infantum
Subfamily Gammaherpesvirinae
Genus Lymphocryptovirus; type species: Human herpesvirus 4 or Epstein-Barr virus; diseases: mononucleosis, Burkitt's
lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Hodgkin's disease
Genus Rhadinovirus; type species: Human Herpesvirus 8, Saimiriine herpesvirus 2
Unassigned
Genus Cercopithecine; type species: Cercopithecine herpesvirus 1
Genus Ictalurivirus; type species: Ictalurid herpesvirus 1


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