EBV infection is common in gingival epithelial cells of the periodontium and worsens during chronic periodontitis.

An amplifying role for oral epithelial cells (ECs) in Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection has been postulated to explain oral viral shedding. However, while lytic or latent EBV infections of oro/nasopharyngeal ECs are commonly detected under pathological conditions, detection of EBV-infected ECs in h...

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Main Authors: Séverine Vincent-Bugnas, Sébastien Vitale, Caroline C Mouline, Wafa Khaali, Yves Charbit, Patrick Mahler, Isabelle Prêcheur, Paul Hofman, Janet L Maryanski, Alain Doglio
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmid/24367478/pdf/?tool=EBI