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PESSIN, Melissa S.

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Identification of herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma.

Science, 266, 1865-1869, 1994.

Dated December 16, 1994. Order of authorship in the original paper was Chang, Cesarman, Pessin,...Moore. The authors reported a new human herpesvirus associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, and gave it the descriptive name KSHV (Kaposi's Sarcoma Herpes Virus). Digital facsimile from tumorvirology.pitt.edu at this link.

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)



Subjects: DERMATOLOGY › Specific Dermatoses, EPIDEMIOLOGY, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › Kaposi's Sarcoma / HHV-8, INFECTIOUS DISEASE › SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, ONCOLOGY & CANCER, VIROLOGY › VIRUSES (by Family) › Herpesviridae › Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV)