Marek's disease--a model for herpesvirus oncology.

  title={Marek's disease--a model for herpesvirus oncology.},
  author={B. W. Calnek},
  journal={Critical reviews in microbiology},
  volume={12 4},
  • B. W. Calnek
  • Published 1986 in Critical reviews in microbiology
The article will review the salient features of pathogenesis of Marek's disease in terms of sequential events which occur from the time of virus entry to the development of frank lymphomas. A hypothesis will be presented which will offer a credible explanation for this specific sequence of changes. Then, various factors which influence the incidence of neoplasms will be identified and the possible mechanisms by which they are influential will be discussed. These include the variable oncogenic… CONTINUE READING

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