Epstein-Barr Virus

Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) is one of the eight viruses in the herpes family. It is best known as the cause of infection mononucleosis. It is also associated with particular forms of cancer, such as Hodgkin\'s lymphoma, Burkitt\'s lymphoma, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, and conditions associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), such as hairy leukoplakia and central nervous system lymphomas. Infection with EBV occurs by the oral transfer of saliva and genital secretions.

Specimen Requirements - cervical, urethral, conjunctival swabs, urine sediment, prostatic and seminal liquid or 2 ml of peripheral  blood collected in an EDTA (purple top) vacutainer tube.

Reporting Time - 3 days 

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Tel.: (+374 10) 544367
Fax: (+374 10) 544366
E-mail: infocmg@genetics.sci.am

Price: 6 000 AMD