Detection of Epstein-Barr virus in biopsied malignant lymphoma cell and its continuous culture.

In more than 80% of tumor cells in the pericardiac effusion of a case of malignant B-cell lymphoma, Epstein-Barr virus-determined nuclear antigen (EBNA) was detected by the anticomplement immunofluorescence test. Moreover, herpestype virus particles, although few in number, were demonstrated in the nucleus of lymphoma cells by an electron microscope. Tumor… CONTINUE READING