Incidence of Epstein-Barr virus in pediatric leukemia in the Sudan.

@article{Ahmed2012IncidenceOE,
  title={Incidence of Epstein-Barr virus in pediatric leukemia in the Sudan.},
  author={Hussain Gad Elkarim Ahmed and Shakir Idris Osman and Ibraheem Mohmmed Alamin Ashankyty},
  journal={Clinical lymphoma, myeloma & leukemia},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          127-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND Results of several studies have suggested a probable etiologic association between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and leukemias; therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the association of EBV in childhood leukemia. METHODS A direct isothermal amplification method was developed for detection of the latent membrane protein 1 (LMP1) of EBV in the peripheral blood of 80 patients with leukemia (54 had lymphoid leukemia and 26 had myeloid leukemia) and of 20 hematologically healthy… CONTINUE READING
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