Reduced response to Epstein–Barr virus antigens by T-cells in systemic lupus erythematosus patients

@inproceedings{Draborg2014ReducedRT,
  title={Reduced response to Epstein–Barr virus antigens by T-cells in systemic lupus erythematosus patients},
  author={Anette Holck Draborg and S. -E. Jacobsen and Marie Christine Wulff Westergaard and Shila Mortensen and Janni Lisander Larsen and Gunnar Houen and Karen Duus},
  booktitle={Lupus science & medicine},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has for long been associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). In this study, we investigated the levels of latent and lytic antigen EBV-specific T-cells and antibodies in SLE patients. METHODS T cells were analyzed by flow cytometry and antibodies were analyzed by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. RESULTS SLE… CONTINUE READING