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Epstein-Barr virus

 [ep´stīn bahr´]
a herpesvirus of the genus Lymphocryptovirus, one of the etiologic agents of infectious mononucleosis. It has been isolated from cells cultured from Burkitt's lymphoma and has been found in certain cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. There may be an association between EBV and chronic fatigue syndrome. High titers of EBV are present in some tumors, but a causative role has not been proven. Called also EB virus.

EBV

Abbreviation for Epstein-Barr virus.

EBV

Epstein-Barr virus.

EBV

abbr.
Epstein-Barr virus

EBV

abbreviation for Epstein-Barr virus.

EBV

Epstein-Barr virus

EBV

Abbreviation for Epstein-Barr virus.

EBV

Abbrev for for EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS.

EBV

Abbrev. for EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS.

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)

A virus in the herpes family that causes mononucleosis.

Epstein-Barr virus

; EBV causative organism of infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever); there is a link between onset of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and seropositivity to EBV

EBV

Abbreviation for Epstein-Barr virus.

EBV

estimated breeding value.

Patient discussion about EBV

Q. Is there a connection between Epstein-Barr Virus and Fibromyalgia and where can I find information? I was diagnosed with EBV 10 years ago and got diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Depression 5 yrs ago-is there a connection and if so where can I obtain information. If anyone can help-Thank You!

A. EBV is a herpes virus. And there are arguments from both sides if it has a connection or not to Fibromyalgia, some articles say that , some say the other. The truth is that for the patient it doesn’t mater. If you have it you have to deal with it and it doesn’t mater how it showed up. This mater to the researches.

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Currently, options for NPC screening consist of serologic markers for EBV infection, such as antibodies to EBV IgA or the presence of EBV DNA gene products.
In this analysis detection of HIV in semen did not make HIV transmission more likely (except at levels above 40,000 copies in semen), but detection of CMV or EBV in semen still boosted chances of transmission.
EBV (16 cases) accounted for most of the identified pathogens in unexplained meningitis cases, followed by Escherichia coli (5 cases), enterovirus (2), HHV-2 (1), and M.
Tonsillektomi orneklerinde immunohistokimyasal yontemiyle %35,7 oraninda EBV pozitifligi saptandi.
The team also has investigated how EBV may interact with genes or other risk factors in the development of MS.
6) Further, this lymphoma often lacks CD20 and PAX5, and is often EBV positive.
However, the strong association with EBV suggests a probable pathogenic role of the virus (1).
Cell Medica believes the potential market size for successful treatment of EBV associated Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and nasopharyngeal carcinoma could exceed $1.
7) This assumes importance in the discussion of EBV, as the question arises whether any pathogenetic mechanism is based on a peripheral-originated immune reaction, or relies on immune destruction of EBV-containing B-cells resident in the CNS, by activated T-cells.
Harley has been developing the hypothesis that EBV (in conjunction with genetic predisposition) causes SLE.
EBV infection presents clinically in adults with symptoms indicative of infectious mononucleosis (IM).
In conclusion, all of the tested compounds in the present study were shown to be active in inhibiting the tumor promotion stage in the in vitro EBV inhibition test.