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J. Clin. Virol. 2012 Mar;53(3):214-8
KSHV/HHV-8 is the etiological agent of Kaposi’s sarcoma, primary effusion lymphoma and most multicentric Castleman’s disease cases. KSHV exhibits a high genetic variability comprising five genotypes (A-E). Few data are yet available concerning the situation of KSHV, its genetic variability and the associated diseases in Melanesia.