Adenolymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the salivary glands and oral cavity in immunocompetent patients are not associated with latent Epstein-Barr virus.

@article{Wolvius1997AdenolymphomaAN,
  title={Adenolymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the salivary glands and oral cavity in immunocompetent patients are not associated with latent Epstein-Barr virus.},
  author={Eppo Bonne Wolvius and N. Mehdi Jiwa and Paul D. L. P. M. van der Valk and Anja Horstman and Isa{\"a}c van der Waal},
  journal={Oral oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={119-23}
}
The presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) was studied in specimens of 50 primary non-Hodgkin's lymphomas (NHL) of the salivary gland and the oral cavity and 11 solitary adenolymphomas of the parotid gland, using EBER-1/2 in situ hybridisation and by immunohistochemistry for the detection of latent membrane-protein-1 (LMP-1). None of the patients were tested for HIV-infection, nor were there any clinical signs to suspect HIV-infection. In one adenolymphoma, few reactive EBER-1/2 positive cells… CONTINUE READING