Investigation of HSV-1, HSV-2, CMV, HHV-6 and HHV-8 DNA by real-time PCR in surgical resection materials of epilepsy patients with mesial temporal lobe sclerosis


Karatas H., Gurer G., Pinar A., Soylemezoglu F., Tezel G. G., Hascelik G., ...More

Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol.264, pp.151-156, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 264
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jns.2007.08.010
  • Journal Name: Journal of the Neurological Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156
  • Keywords: mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, HHV-6, HHV-8, CMV, PCR, POLYMERASE-CHAIN-REACTION, SARCOMA-ASSOCIATED HERPESVIRUS, CENTRAL-NERVOUS-SYSTEM, CHRONIC ENCEPHALITIS, NORMAL BRAIN, SIMPLEX VIRUS-1, TISSUE, SEQUENCES, CYTOMEGALOVIRUS, INFECTION
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The objective of this study is to investigate the presence of viral DNAs of HSV-1, HSV-2, HHV-6, HHV-8, and CMV in hippocampus of the patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE) syndrome.