Roseolovirus

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Roseolovirus
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Electron micrograph of HHV-6
Virus classification
Group: Group I (dsDNA)
Order: Herpesvirales
Family: Herpesviridae
Subfamily: Betaherpesvirinae
Genus: Roseolovirus
Species

Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6)
Human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)

Roseolovirus refers to both Human herpesvirus 6 and Human herpesvirus 7, both members of the Betaherpesviridae subfamily of herpesvirus. They can both cause the childhood disease of roseola.

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