European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 152, Issue 2, pp 176–176 | Cite as

Isolation of human herpesvirus-6 from an infant with kawasaki disease

  • K. Hagiwara
  • T. Yoshida
  • H. Komura
  • F. Kishi
  • T. Kajii
Letters to the Editors

Abbreviation

HHV-6

human herpes virus-6

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Hagiwara
    • 1
  • T. Yoshida
    • 2
  • H. Komura
    • 1
  • F. Kishi
    • 1
  • T. Kajii
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsYamaguchi University School of MedicineUbeJapan
  2. 2.Ube Research Laboratory of Fujirebio Inc.UbeJapan

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