Sixty-eight children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia were tested for antibodies to Epstein-Barr (EB) virus and to other viruses. The antibody response to the test viruses in these children was unremarkable, with the exception of EB virus, where the presence of complement-fixing antibodies in children tested during the first month of their illness suggested that a higher proportion had previous experience with this virus than was the case in control children. The implications of this observation with regard to leukaemogenesis are discussed.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.