Affiliation: University of Latvia
- Correlation between HHV-6 reactivation and multiple sclerosis disease activitySvetlana Chapenko
August Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
J Med Virol 69:111-7. 2003..The results suggest that HHV-6 reactivation is implicated in exacerbation of MS, possibly through modulation of IL-12 synthesis...
- Activation of human herpesviruses 6 and 7 in patients with chronic fatigue syndromeS Chapenko
August Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Ratsupites St 1, Riga, LV 1067, Latvia
J Clin Virol 37:S47-51. 2006..Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and 7 (HHV-7) have been suggested as possible triggering agents for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
- Relationship between beta-herpesviruses reactivation and development of complications after autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantationSvetlana Chapenko
August Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
J Med Virol 84:1953-60. 2012..The kinetics of reactivation suggests a potential role of HHV-7 as a co-factor of HHV-6 reactivation, and of both HHV-6 and HHV-7 as co-factors of CMV reactivation...
- Human herpesvirus 6 and 7 reactivation and disease activity in multiple sclerosisZaiga Nora-Krukle
August Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Latvia
Medicina (Kaunas) 47:527-31. 2011..The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between HHV-6 and HHV-7 reactivation and MS disease activity, and interleukin 12 (IL-12) and tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) production...
- Anemia as a complication of parvovirus b19 infection in renal transplant recipientsSvetlana Capenko
August Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Riga Stradins University, Ratsupites 5, 1067 Riga, Latvia
Medicina (Kaunas) 48:299-304. 2012..The frequency of B19 infection in renal transplant donors and recipients was studied to determine the significance of active viral infection in the development of anemia...
- Oropharyngeal malignant epithelial cell, lymphocyte and macrophage CD44 surface receptors for hyaluronate are expressed in sustained EBV infection: immunohistochemical data and EBV DNA tissue indicesValērija Groma
Riga Stradins University, Institute of Anatomy and Anthropology, 16, Dzirciema Str, Riga LV 1007, Latvia
Pathol Res Pract 208:518-26. 2012..CD19-positive B lymphocytes and S100-positive dendritic cells were intermixed with neoplastic cells. Collectively, CD44 mediated signaling may be implicated in EBV infection associated with the pathogenesis of oral SCC and NPC...