J M Dowaliby

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Cells and cell-free material in saliva, parotid secretions, and throat washings from patients with acute infectious mononucleosis and patients undergoing tonsillectomy were assayed for the presence of infectious Epstein-Barr (EBV) virus. The agent was invariably present in cell-free form in saliva; neither infectious virus nor viral antigens were found in(More)
In an examination of excretion patterns of Epstein-Barr virus in 104 throat washings from 20 patients with infectious mononucleosis we found that three persons regularly shed virus from the second week through the third month after onset; 15 demonstrated intermittent excretion over three months, and in two cases, no virus was detected. In oral secretions,(More)
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