Persistent Epstein-Barr virus infection in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).

@article{Cox1996PersistentEV,
  title={Persistent Epstein-Barr virus infection in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus).},
  author={Charles C Cox and S-C. Chang and Loraine Karran and BEVERLYE. Griffin and Nina Wedderburn},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  year={1996},
  volume={77 ( Pt 6)},
  pages={
          1173-80
        }
}
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection of the common marmoset causes long-term infection, with production of antibodies to virus-induced antigens, without clinical illness. Attempts to show the presence of EBV DNA in saliva of infected animals by PCR were initially unsuccessful, although slot-blot hybridization analysis demonstrated that viral DNA was present. Further investigations showed that most samples of pilocarpine-induced saliva, and 33% of the samples of whole mouth fluids (WMF) tested… CONTINUE READING

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