Epidemiology of Epstein-Barr virus-associated pediatric lymphomas from Argentina.

@article{Chabay2016EpidemiologyOE,
  title={Epidemiology of Epstein-Barr virus-associated pediatric lymphomas from Argentina.},
  author={Paola Chabay and Mar{\'i}a Victoria Preciado},
  journal={Boletin medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico},
  year={2016},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={
          47-54
        }
}
  • Paola Chabay, María Victoria Preciado
  • Published in
    Boletin medico del Hospital…
    2016
  • Medicine
  • More than 90% of the population is infected by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), which has sophisticatedly evolved to survive silently in B cells for the life of infected individuals. However, if the virus-host balance is disturbed, latent EBV infection could be associated with several lymphomas. The age at primary infection varies substantially worldwide, and exposure to EBV is likely to be due to socioeconomic factors. In Argentina, EBV infection is mostly subclinical and 90% of patients are… CONTINUE READING

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