publication . Article . 1989

Epstein-Barr Virus Infektionen

E. Wilmes; Hans Wolf;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1989 Journal: Laryngo-Rhino-Otologie, volume 68, pages 36-43 (issn: 0935-8943, eissn: 1438-8685, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag KG
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is among the most widespread of human viruses. It causes several different diseases, such as acute infectious mononucleosis (IM), chronic active EBV-infection (cEBV), the x-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome (XLP), polyclonal and oligoclonal lymphomae in connection with immunologic disorders, as well as African Burkitt's lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Pathogenesis, clinical features and diagnosis are discussed. In this connection, special tests on the latency and multiplication of the Epstein-Barr virus are presented. --The Epstein-Barr virus persists in the parotid gland of healthy individuals and is secreted via saliva. It...
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Medical Subject Headings: hemic and lymphatic diseases
free text keywords: Otorhinolaryngology, 610 Medizin, ddc:610, Epstein–Barr virus, medicine.disease_cause, medicine, Mononucleosis, medicine.disease, Virology, business.industry, business, Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Palatine tonsil, medicine.anatomical_structure, Virus, Pathogenesis, Parotid gland, Lymphoma
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