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enveloped viruses

Human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)
(enveloped virus)

 

 

These viruses have glycoproteins on their envelope, which are potential targets for external influences.

Human herpesvirus 7 is an enveloped virus in the Herpesviridae family. It has the form of an icosahedral capsid (spherical shape).

The pathogen elicits Exanthema subitum (three-day fever) in infants.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.


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