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WICHITA, Kan., June 4, 2014 The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes family that targets lymphocytes and epithelial cells.
Antibody prevalence (for EBV), adjusted for age and sex in non-Hispanic blacks is 74%, much higher than other segments of the population, according to an article published on May 11, 2014 in Clinical
There is “an increased frequency of latent EBV-infected B cells in MS,” according to a study published in Acta Neurologica Scandinavica on March 31, 2014 (1).
Development of a vaccine against Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has taken a step forward with the Canadian discovery of how EBV infection evades detection by the immune system.
Large families and smoking have an independent impact on EBV infection that is not accounted for by other sociodemographic factors, according to a new study published in PLoS One in May, 2013.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Though mononucleosis is known as the "kissing disease," sexual intercourse may increase the odds of contracting the virus, a UK study suggests.
Cytomegalovirus, a herpes viral genus, is known in humans as HCMV. It is part of the Betaherpesvirinae subfamily. Other herpesviruses fall into the subfamilies of Alphaherpesvirinae or Gammaherpesvirinae. xHCMV infections are frequently associated with salivary glands. It can be lethal for people who are immunocompromised. Other CMV viruses are found in several mammal species, but species isolated from animals differ from HCMV in terms of genomic structure. HCMV is found all over the...
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