Serologic diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. A double-blind study of four EB virus antibodies with evaluation by sequential discrimination.

@article{Cai1983SerologicDO,
  title={Serologic diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. A double-blind study of four EB virus antibodies with evaluation by sequential discrimination.},
  author={Wei Ming Cai and Yue Wei Li and Bin Wu and Y Y Liu and Ying Hua Hu and Xian Gu and Hou Yu Liu and Guang Da Wang},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1983},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={1763-8}
}
It is generally known that a close relationship exists between Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC). Recently, patients with early lesions of NPC have been detected in the general population by use of serologic mass survey. Using the double-blind method, we have studied the diagnostic value of the four EBV antibody titers, VCA-IgA, VCA-IgG, EA-IgA and EA-IgG, in four groups of subjects, each consisting of 50 persons: patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC group… CONTINUE READING