Journal of Biosciences

, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 643–651

Multifactorial etiology of Kaposi’s sarcoma: a hypothesis

Authors

    • Captain US Public Health Service (Retired) Preventive Medicine and BiometricsUniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Commentary

DOI: 10.1007/s12038-008-0084-x

Cite this article as:
Haverkos, H.W. J Biosci (2008) 33: 643. doi:10.1007/s12038-008-0084-x

Keywords

Aluminosilicatesco-carcinogenesisKaposi’s sarcomahuman herpesvirus-8human immunodeficiency virusnitrite inhalants

Abbreviations used

CMV

cytomegalovirus

HHV-8

human herpesvirus — 8

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HTLV-3

human T-lymphotrophic virus type 3

IFN-γ

interferon-gamma

IL-1β

interleukin-1 beta

KS

Kaposi’s sarcoma

LAV

lymphadenopathy-associated virus

MACS

Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study

PCP

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

TNF-α

tumour necrosis factor — alpha

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