Epstein-Barr virus particles

Epstein-Barr virus particles

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Caption: False-colour transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a field of Epstein-Barr virus particles (small, red & gold circular objects). The Epstein- Barr virus (EBV) is 1 of 5 herpes viruses that attacks humans. In Europe & US infection may produce glandular fever; in Central Africa EBV infection may lead to Burkitt's lymphoma (a facial cancer affecting children). In both infections, the virus infects one type of white blood cell, the B lymphocytes. Infection with EBV is common & usually harmless; additional factors potentiate the development of more serious diseases. In the case of Burkitt's lymphoma malaria is a likely cofactor. Magnification: X 44,000 at 35mm size.

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Keywords: burkitt's lymphoma, cause of, epstein-barr virus, glandular fever

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