Chapter 43. Epstein–Barr Virus

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Christian Münz

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch43

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Münz, C. (2006) Epstein–Barr Virus, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch43

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • Epstein-Barr virus;
  • immune control;
  • NK-cells;
  • human tonsils;
  • polarization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Epstein -Barr Virus (EBV)

  • Immune Control of Epstein -Barr Virus

  • Evidence for Priming of Epstein -Barr Virus Immune Control by Dendritic Cells in vivo

  • Detection of Epstein -Barr Virus Infection by the Immune System

  • Immunotherapeutic use of Dendritic Cells against Epstein -Barr Virus

  • Summary