Detection of HHV-6 genome in the epithelial cells in the
kidney biopsy from a patient who underwent kidney transplantation and later
developed transplant rejection. The patient was successfully treated with gangcyclovir.
HHV-6 was detected by monoclonal antibodies to the gp110 late antigen (H-AR-2).
The staining indicates that HHV-6 is replicating in the epithelial cells has
been later confirmed by PCR and in situ hybridization.
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