Epstein-Barr virus latent infection in vivo.

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  • Published 1997 in Reviews in medical virology


Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is an exclusively human herpes virus which is recognised as the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis and which is implicated in the aetiology of several cancers. However, it is particularly remarkable that this virus is harboured without causing symptoms for the lifetime of most immunocompetent adults. Virus and host have co… (More)


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