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Title: Antibodies against malaria and Epstein-Barr virus in childhood Burkitt lymphoma: a case-control study in Uganda.
Authors: Carpenter LM,  Newton R,  Casabonne D,  Ziegler J,  Mbulaiteye S,  Mbidde E,  Wabinga H,  Jaffe H,  Beral V
Journal: Int J Cancer
Date: 2008 Mar 15
Branches: IIB
PubMed ID: 18000823
PMC ID: not available
Abstract: Burkitt lymphoma, a childhood tumor common in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, has been directly associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and indirectly with prevalence of malaria. We studied antibodies to both EBV and malaria in children diagnosed with this cancer in Uganda. We performed a case-control study of HIV-seronegative children (