Characterization of T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and its association with Epstein-Barr virus in Pakistani patients.

@article{Noorali2003CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and its association with Epstein-Barr virus in Pakistani patients.},
  author={Samina Noorali and Shahid Pervez and Tariq Moatter and Irshad Nabi Soomro and Shahana Urooj Kazmi and Muhammad Israr Nasir and John Lewis Smith},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={807-13}
}
This study analyzes the prevalence of T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (T-NHL) in a major referral center of Pakistan and its association with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Ninety-two cases of T-NHL were characterized on the basis of morphology, immunohistochemistry and genetic features. The prevalence of T-NHL was 22.2% of the total NHLs diagnosed during the eight years period (1992-1999). Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique was used to assess T-cell clonality in paraffin-embedded tissues of… CONTINUE READING

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