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Table 2 Lymphoma cases associated with HHV6 infection and both herpes viruses

From: Presence of Human Herpes Virus 6 (HHV6) in pediatric lymphomas: impact on clinical course and association with cytomegalovirus infection

Lymphoma subtype No of cases n(%) HHV6 n = 6(%) Both n = 10(%)
NHL (n = 17)    
B cell lymphoma 16(94) 1(6) 8(47)
   Burkitt lymphoma 7(45) 1(6) 4(25)
   Burkitt like 5(30) 0(0) 1(6)
   Large B cell lymphoma 4(25) 0(0) 3(19)
T-Lymph Lymph 1(6) 0(0) 0(0)
HL (n = 33)    
Mc 13(39) 2(6) 2(6)
Lp 8(24) 1(3) 0(0)
Ns 8(24) 1(3) 0(0)
Ld 4(12) 1(3) 0(0)
  1. NHL: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, HL: Hodgkin's lymphoma, Mc: multicellularity, Lp: lymphocytic predominance, Ns: nodular sclerosis, Ld: lymphocyte depletion, HHV6: herpes virus 6 single infection, Both: positive for HHV6/CMV DNA.