Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 21 - The Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Body Defenses - Review Questions - Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions - Page 799: 1d


Epstein barr virus is associated with Burkitti s Lymphomam and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. there is a causal relationship between EBV infection and cancer evidenced by the detection of the EBV nucleic acid free in the cytoplasm.

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Epstein-barr virus ( EBV ) - EBV is the causative agent of infectious mononucleosis - it is one of the tumor viruses.( causal relation between EBV and human cancer ). - it is associated with Burkitt s Lymphoma, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma ( NPC ) and lymphoproliferative disorders in immunodeficient individuals.
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