DAVID A. STEVENS, M.D.
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To the editor: I read with interest the report of concurrent acute myelocytic leukemia and infectious mononucleosis (1). We have reported a similar case of concurrent acute lymphocytic leukemia and infectious mononucleosis and documented the seroconversion to Epstein-Barr (EB) virus by immunofluorescence (2). As a result of experience with this case and a similar case that came to our attention, my associates and I initiated a study of the concurrence of these two diseases (3). It is of interest that from these cases, unpublished data, serum obtained from previously reported patients (as also referred to by Deardorff, Gerber, and Vogler),
STEVENS DA. Epstein-Barr Virus, Leukemia, and Mononucleosis. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:341–342. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-73-2-341_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(2):341-342.
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