Human herpesvirus 8 seroprevalence, China

Tiejun Zhang, Xiaodan Shao, Yue Chen, Tao Zhang, Veenu Minhas, Charles Wood, Na He

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To summarize the seroprevalence of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) in mainland China, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis based on available literature. Data show that differences in HHV-8 prevalence vary considerably among different ethnic groups and geographic regions. Blood-borne transmission could be a potential route for HHV-8 infection in China.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)150-152
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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