HHV-7: Human herpesvirus 7.
Because of the similarities in genes and gene products between HHV-6 and HHV-7 some cross-reactivity have been noted. It is not known whether it causes any disease.
HHVâ€“7 DNA has been found in both the lesions and the plasma in patients with PR. In addition, a separate study found HHV-7 DNA in lymphocytes in 75% of patients ...
Assay Sheet Test ID. 7000 HHV-7 Real-time qPCR CPT Code . 87799 Clinical Utility. HHV-7 is detectable in a variety of transplant settings, both HSCT and solid organ.
HHV-7 DNA was not found in any of the 245 CSF samples tested by PCR. Spiking random samples with HHV-7 DNA generated positive PCR results.
HHV-7 tropism is also not restricted to T lymphocytes and extends to CD68+ cells, a lineage not susceptible to HHV-7 infection in other tissues.