Seroepidemiological study of Epstein-Barr virus infection in Bangladesh.

@article{Haque1996SeroepidemiologicalSO,
  title={Seroepidemiological study of Epstein-Barr virus infection in Bangladesh.},
  author={Tanzina Haque and P Iliadou and Awal Hossain and Dorothy H. Crawford},
  journal={Journal of medical virology},
  year={1996},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
A seroepidemiological study was carried out on 502 sera to determine the prevalence of EBV infection in a group of Bangladeshi people (age range: 15 days-90 years). All sera were tested for IgG antibody to the EBV viral capsid antigen (VCA) by a commercially available enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and the negative sera were checked subsequently by indirect immunofluorescence (IF) methods. The prevalence of EBV infection in the study group was 81.27%. 42.37% of infants had antibodies… CONTINUE READING

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