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What is Epstein-barr virus?

In this article we will discuss about What is Epstein-barr virus? So let’s get started.

Epstein-barr virus

Also known as Human gammaherpesvirus 4 belongs to the herpes virus family. Transmission is through oral transfer of saliva and genital secretions. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, lymphadenopathy of neck, splenomegaly, hepatomegaly, throat inflammation and rash. Associated disease include infectious mononucleosis, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma, Gianoti- Crosti syndrome, lymphomatoid granulomatosis, stomach carcinoma, multiple sclerosis etc.

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