Epstein Barr Virus

Definition of Epstein Barr Virus:

A virus that causes infectious mononucleosis and that is possibly capable of causing other diseases in immunocompromised hosts.

Also: EBV, Epstein-Barr Virus

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Cancer, General

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“An Infectious Agents in Cancer Panel (Blood or Tissue Biopsy) can test for the presence of Helicobacter pylori, Hepatitis B, Human Papilloma Virus (6, 11, 16, 18) and Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)...”

Chediak-Higashi Syndrome

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: Signs and symptoms include ... Increased incidence of certain viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus...”
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Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia Syndrome

...the condition
“...Many viruses have been considered and may play a role in CFS including the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV)...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Fatigue Illnesses and Pain Panel (Blood) can test for the presence of Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Mycoplasma penetrans, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Human Herpes Virus (HHV-6)...”
...recommendation Vinegar
“May be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses, such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV, and herpes...”

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...related topic
“...Also known as Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS), Chronic Epstein-Barr Virus (CEBV), Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), "Yuppy Flu" and other names, it is frequently misdiagnosed as hypochondria, psychosomatic illness, or depression, because routine medical...”

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection

...the condition
“...Signs and Symptoms: As with EBV, CMV is frequently symptomless...”

Encephalitis

...the condition
“...Epstein-Barr virus is the cause of infectious mononucleosis, which is most common in children and young adults...”

Enlarged Spleen

...the condition
“...This includes ... Infectious mononucleosis (EBV or CMV), "glandular fever"...”

Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)

...the condition
“The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a member of the herpes group and the primary cause of infectious mononucleosis...”
...our question about Mental clarity
“Impaired reasoning is said to be a symptom of EBV...”
...relationship to Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono
“When infection with EBV occurs during adolescence or young adulthood, it causes infectious mononucleosis 35% to 50% of the time...”
...relationship to Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
“Human T-lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-1) and Epstein-Barr virus are two infectious agents that increase the chance of developing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...”
...recommendation Aspartame (Nutrasweet) Avoidance
“Aspartame use has been reported to trigger or mimic symptoms of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection...”
...recommendation Coconut
“May be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses, such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV, and herpes...”

Hepatitis

...recommendation See Infectious Disease Specialist
“When hepatitis is only suspected, lab testing should be performed to rule out hepatitis B and C and, if negative, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) also...”

Herpes Simplex Type I

...the condition
“...The human herpes viruses, which include Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, human cytomegalovirus, Varicella-Zoster virus, and the Epstein-Barr Virus, either cause or are associated with a whole spectrum of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to malignancies and mental retardation...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”
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Herpes Simplex Type II

...the condition
“...The human herpes viruses, which include Herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2, human cytomegalovirus, Varicella-Zoster virus, and the Epstein-Barr Virus, either cause or are associated with a whole spectrum of diseases ranging from infectious mononucleosis to malignancies and mental retardation...”
...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

HIV/AIDS

...recommendation Coconut
“...from coconut oil, coconut milk and fresh or cooked coconut meat, at 24gm daily for adults, may be an effective aid in the destruction of lipid-enveloped viruses such as HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV and herpes...”

Hodgkin's Lymphoma

...the condition
“...Epstein-Barr virus is an infectious agent that may be associated with an increased chance of getting Hodgkin's disease...”

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“A Herpes/Papilloma Virus Panel (Blood and Swab) can test for the presence of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Cytomegalorvirus (CMV), Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV 1 and HSV 2 combined), Human Herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6) and Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV 6, 11, 16, 18)...”

Hypercoagulation (Thickened Blood)

...the condition
“...thinner such as heparin is prescribed one month before beginning antibiotics for bacteria (for example mycoplasma or chlamydia pneumonia) and/or transfer factor for viruses (such as HHV6, CMV and EBV)...”

Immune System Imbalance (TH2 Dominance)

...the condition
“...Viruses, especially herpes viruses such as EBV, CMV or HHV6, make proteins that mimic a particular cytokine...”

Infectious Mononucleosis - Mono

...the condition
“...Usually (85% of the time) caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), it usually runs its course quickly and rarely produces any serious complications...”
...relationship to Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Infection
“Mononucleosis-like disease may be caused by the cytomegalovirus (CMV) as well as the classic mononucleosis of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)...”

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“An Autoimmune/Arthritis Disease Panel (Blood) can test for the presence of Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)...”

Leukoplakia

...the condition
“...Oral hairy leukoplakia can occur in those who have been infected with the Epstein-Barr virus, which normally lies dormant but can be reactivated by a weakened immune system...”

Lymphadenitis

...related topic
“...A few infections can target or inhabit lymph nodes such as typhoid and EBV...”

Mononucleosis

...related topic
“Infectious Mononucleosis: An acute, infectious disease caused by the herpes virus or Epstein-Barr virus, with fever and inflamed swelling of the lymph nodes around the neck, under the arms, and in the groin...”

Neutropenia

...the condition
“...Infections that can cause neutropenia include: Tuberculosis; Dengue fever; Viral infections such as Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, HIV, viral hepatitis; Increased destruction of neutrophils can be due to the body's immune system targeting neutrophils for destruction...”

Olive Leaf Extract

...as a treatment
“...Consequently it may be useful when looking to fight influenza, the common cold, Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) and other viral infections...”

Rheumatoid Arthritis

...recommendation Bacteria / Pathogen Testing by PCR
“An Autoimmune/Arthritis Disease Panel (Blood) can test for the presence of Mycoplasma fermentans, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)...”

Soil Based Organisms

...as a treatment
“...Lipid-enveloped viruses include: HIV, HHV-6 (strains A and B), EBV, CMV and herpes...”
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