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RoC Review of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV)

Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Under Microscope

Substance Overview

Status: Known to be a human carcinogen

Primary Uses or Exposures

  • An enveloped double-stranded DNA gamma-2 herpesvirus.
  • Thought to be spreads primarily via saliva, or blood from orogential sex, sharing needles, blood transfusions, or organ transplants.
  • In endemic areas, KSHV is spread from mother to child and by close contact among family members.

Documents

Documents for Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus
Date Document
- RoC Concept
Aug 01, 2016 RoC Monograph – Final

Meetings & Events

Listing of related events
Date Event Event Type Materials
Apr 16, 2014

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    April 16, 2014

    Supplemental materials for events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2017 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meeting.

     
  • Minutes
Dec 17, 2015

Peer Review of the Draft RoC Monograph on Selected Viruses

Expert Panels - RoC Monographs
Jun 15, 2016

NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting

Board of Scientific Counselors
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Materials

    NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting Meeting Materials
    June 15, 2016

    Supplemental materials for events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2017 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meeting.

  • Minutes

Supplemental materials for events, meetings, and workshops prior to 2017 have been archived. These archived materials frequently include presentations, background materials, and public comments. Email us or use our contact form to request a list or copy of archived materials for the following meeting.

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