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How long does human herpes 8 virus , the one that causes kaposi sarcoma, live outside the body on a door handle?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Probably days: Infection is largely latent in B cells, neoplastic KS spindle cells, and some atypical endothelial cells in KS. Lytic infection occurs in

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