Epstein Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr virus, frequently referred to as EBV, is a member of the herpesvirus family and one of the most common human viruses. The virus occurs worldwide, and most people become infected with EBV sometime during their lives.
Multiple Sclerosis and the Epstein Barr Virus

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a herpes virus otherwise known of as human herpesvirus 4 (HHV-4). It is most well known for causing glandular fever but research shows that EBV infection is also linked to an increased risk for various autoimmune conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, dermatomyositis and multiple sclerosis.

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Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Cerebrospinal fluid autoantibodies target the brain in some COVID-19 patients

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

Well-known cancer drugs may prevent SARS-CoV-2 viral replication say researchers

Varied performance of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests in detecting protective immunity

Varied performance of SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests in detecting protective immunity

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

First comprehensive survey of viruses found within different cancers

First comprehensive survey of viruses found within different cancers

Epiglottitis linked to teenager's use of e-cigarettes

Epiglottitis linked to teenager's use of e-cigarettes

New study to examine connections between chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college students

New study to examine connections between chronic fatigue syndrome and mono in college students

Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Scientists extract complete human genome from a thousands-of-years old “chewing gum”

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

Young patients with IBD have increased risk of severe viral infections

New method to separate two variants of common herpes virus linked to multiple sclerosis

New method to separate two variants of common herpes virus linked to multiple sclerosis

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Study uncovers new factor in the development of childhood lymphoma

Study uncovers new factor in the development of childhood lymphoma

Scientists reveal the structure of a key protein in Epstein-Barr virus infection

Scientists reveal the structure of a key protein in Epstein-Barr virus infection

Study sheds light on likely conserved functions of gammaherpesvirus microRNAs

Study sheds light on likely conserved functions of gammaherpesvirus microRNAs

Researchers identify encephalitis as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment

Researchers identify encephalitis as rare toxicity of immunotherapy treatment

How genetic differences in Epstein-Barr virus strains alter the way it behaves

How genetic differences in Epstein-Barr virus strains alter the way it behaves

PerkinElmer unveils CE-marked infectious disease immunoassays on EUROIMMUN random access instrument

PerkinElmer unveils CE-marked infectious disease immunoassays on EUROIMMUN random access instrument

Schizophrenia patients have higher levels of antibodies against Epstein-Barr virus, study shows

Schizophrenia patients have higher levels of antibodies against Epstein-Barr virus, study shows

ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress showcases novel technologies set to benefit many cancer patients

ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress showcases novel technologies set to benefit many cancer patients

Researchers discover possible path forward in preventing cancers tied to two viruses

Researchers discover possible path forward in preventing cancers tied to two viruses