EBV


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EBV

abbr.
Epstein-Barr virus

EBV

abbreviation for
(Pathology) Epstein-Barr virus

EBV

Epstein-Barr virus.
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Noun1.EBV - the herpes virus that causes infectious mononucleosis; associated with specific cancers in Africa and China
herpes virus - any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin
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EBV

abbr Epstein-Barr virus. V. virus.
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In 2017, researchers from the University of Kansas School of Engineering and School of Pharmacy analyzed the genetics of human immune responses to develop basis of an effective vaccine or drug therapy against Epstein-Barr virus or EBV, the pathogen that causes infectious mononucleosis and infects around 90% of adults worldwide.
The discovery of these EBV viral variants paves the way for the implementation of effective intervention programmes that may reduce the disease's incidences in Asia.
The EBV Capsid Antigen P18; EBV Capsid Antigen P23; EBV Early Antigen P138; EBV Early Antigen P54; and EBV Nuclear Antigen EBNA1, P72 have all been expressly designed for use as integral components within solid phase enzyme immunoassay test procedures, especially ELISA.
The first objective of the current study was to develop formulas for calculating the reliability and bias of GPs in which the effects of both intensity of selection and the reliability of EBV of preselected animals in the reference population would be taken into account.
Our findings add to the mounting evidence that EBV infection plays a role in the development of MS," Pender added.
(5) Systemic symptoms of mononucleosis are typically present when EBV involves the liver; however, hepatic involvement can also occur in isolation.
A far-reaching study conducted by scientists at Cincinnati Children's reports that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) -- best known for causing mononucleosis -- also increases the risks for some people of developing seven other major diseases.
The CSF CMV and EBV viral load were 189000 ([log.sup.10] 5.28) and 799 ([log.sup.10] 2.90) copies/mL with negative CSF neurotropic microorganism serologies and molecular identification (HSV 1/2, VZV, Cryptococcus, Brucella, Treponema pallidum, Borrelia burgdorferi, JC virus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and Toxoplasma gondii).
Due to the pathogenicrole of EBV in cancer development, focus has been drawn on targeting EBV for cancer therapy in recent years [13, 14].