Cytomegalovirus infection in symptomatic periapical pathosis.

@article{Slots2004CytomegalovirusII,
  title={Cytomegalovirus infection in symptomatic periapical pathosis.},
  author={J{\o}rgen Slots and Hessam Nowzari and Mohammad Ali Sabeti},
  journal={International endodontic journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={
          519-24
        }
}
AIM To compare the presence of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infections in samples from 25 symptomatic and 19 asymptomatic periapical lesions. METHODOLOGY Periapical samples were collected by sterile curettes in conjunction with apicectomy. cDNA-based HCMV and EBV identification was performed on total mRNAs extracted from peripapical tissues, using primers for genes transcribed during the productive phase of the herpesvirus infection. Statistical analysis was… CONTINUE READING
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