Epstein-Barr virus-induced T cell lymphoma in solid organ transplant recipients.

@article{Dockrell1998EpsteinBarrVT,
  title={Epstein-Barr virus-induced T cell lymphoma in solid organ transplant recipients.},
  author={David H Dockrell and John G. Strickler and Carlos V. Paya},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={180-2}
}
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in transplant recipients can lead to lymphomas termed posttransplantation lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs). Most PTLDs are malignancies of B lymphocytes and are linked to EBV infection, but the rare T lymphocyte PTLDs have been inconsistently linked to EBV infection. Although the B lymphocyte is the main host cell of… CONTINUE READING