Epstein-Barr virus

Last Updated: 2020-11-18

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EBV.

EBV is considered a trigger for mononucleosis and is also associated with Burkitt's lymphoma, lymphoepithelial nasopharyngeal carcinoma and other proliferative diseases. Immunocompromised patients are particularly susceptible to infection. EBV can cause oral hairy leukoplakia and leiomyosarcoma in patients with HIV.

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