Epstein-Barr virus infection of the colon with inflammatory bowel disease

@article{Yanai1999EpsteinBarrVI,
  title={Epstein-Barr virus infection of the colon with inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={H. Yanai and Norio Shimizu and Susumu Nagasaki and Nobuyuki Mitani and Kiwamu Okita},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={1999},
  volume={94},
  pages={1582-1586}
}
ObjectiveEpstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected cells can evoke severe host immune responses, as shown in infectious mononucleosis and EBV-associated gastric carcinoma. To investigate the possible pathological role of EBV in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), we tested for the presence of EBV in the colon in IBD patients.MethodsSurgically resected colonic specimens of 11 patients with Crohn's disease, five patients with ulcerative colitis, nine noninflammatory controls (disease-free area of the… CONTINUE READING
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