Detection of Epstein-Barr virus in Hodgkin's disease occurring in an Oriental population.

@article{Chan1995DetectionOE,
  title={Detection of Epstein-Barr virus in Hodgkin's disease occurring in an Oriental population.},
  author={John K. C. Chan and Timothy Tak-Chun Yip and William Yick Woon Tsang and Wai Hon Lau and Chong Shun Wong and Victor Wan-San Ma},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1995},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          314-8
        }
}
Like Burkitt's lymphoma, the strength of association of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) with Hodgkin's disease occurring in different populations and clinical settings is highly variable, being 30% to 50% in Western countries, nearly 100% in Third World countries like Peru and Honduras, and nearly 100% in patients seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus. Data on the Oriental populations are very limited. Therefore, the current study was performed on the Chinese population of Hong Kong, where the… CONTINUE READING
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