Filling a gap in the literature, this guide analyzes EBV infection and all of its associated disorders including infectious mononucleosis, Burkitt lymphoma, and Hodgkin's disease. Opening with a historical introduction, the reference progresses from molecular virology, epidemiology, immunology, and pathology to clinical presentation, diagnosis, disease detection, patient management, and vaccine development.
The History of Epstein-Barr Virus. Virology and Molecular Biology of Epstein-Barr Virus. Epidemiology of the Epstein-Barr Virus and Infectious Mononucleosis. Pathology of Primary and Persistent EBV Infection. The Immune Response to Epstein-Barr Virus. Clinical Features of Infectious Mononucleosis. Epstein-Barr Virus Disease: Serologic and Virologic Diagnosis. Epstein-Barr Virus and the Nervous System. Epstein-Barr Virus Infection in AIDS. Burkitt's Lymphoma. Hodgkin's Disease. Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disease. T-cell Lymphomas Associated with EBV. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Leiomyosarcoma. X-linked lymphoproliferative Syndrome. Diseases Possibly Associated with EBV. Treatment of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection. Development of Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccines