Scientific Review of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV)
Primary Uses or Exposures: KSHV is a herpesvirus that is spread via contact with saliva and unprotected sexual activity among men who have sex with men. It can also be spread from sharing needles, blood transfusions, or organ transplants. In endemic areas, it is transmitted from mother to child and by close contact among family members.
Scientific Review Documents
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Meetings, Webinars, and Listening Sessions
- Review of the Concept Document: NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (April 16-18, 2014)
- Peer Review of the Draft RoC Monograph on Selected Viruses (December 17, 2015)
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting (June 15-16, 2016)