Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Infectious Diseases

Epstein-Barr Viral Infection in Children: Cytokine Response Peculiarities and Immunopathological Reactions

Year: 2009, volume 5 Issue: №2 Pages: 222-226
Heading: Infectious Diseases Article type: Original article
Authors: S.A. Khmilevskaya, I.A. Zaytseva, E.V. Mikhaylova
Organization: Saratov State Medical University
Summary:

The research results are presented in the work. 100 patients aged 1–18 with different Epstein-Barr viral infection course variations have been observed. Clinical features of infectious mononucleosis in case of primary infection and its revivification have been revealed. The evaluation of intensity of autosensibilization processes has been performed. The interrelation of autoimmune and cytokine reactions and their participation in formation of organopathology in case of Epstein-Barr viral infection are demonstrated.

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