Detection of Epstein-Barr virus in different sources of materials from patients with oral lichen planus: a case-control study.

AIMS To detect the presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in different sources of materials from a matched group of patients with oral lichen planus (OLP) and a group of people without OLP lesions, and to correlate the presence of virus with epidemiological variables of the groups studied. METHODS Fresh tissue samples, saliva, exfoliated cells and… CONTINUE READING