Anal Methods 2021 Jun 19;13(22):2519-2526. Epub 2021 May 19.
Department of Pathogenic Biology, School of Basic Medicine, College of Life Sciences, Qingdao Nucleic Acid Rapid Testing International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, the Clinical Laboratory Department of the Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao University, Qingdao, P. R. China.
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) is a tumor-associated virus naturally transmitted through saliva. This virus is the pathogen of infectious mononucleosis, which is closely related to the occurrence of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) and childhood lymphoma. Although a majority of EBV infected individuals exhibited good tolerance after primary infection, those who carry a viral load greater than the clinical cutoff value (COV), the upper level in healthy carriers, still suffer a high risk of cancer. Read More