Bill Melchior, NCTR/FDA
wmelchior at NTBTOX.NCTR.FDA.GOV
Tue Sep 15 12:37:53 EST 1992
>We also use EBV for the same purpose; our employee-health department required
>a blood test to demonstrate a positive anti-EBV antibody titer before working
>with it. Evidently most folks (at least in the U.S.) have titers from exposures
I once heard that the Salk polio vaccine was contaminated with EBV, so that
many people who took it became anti-EBV positive. Does anyone know if this
is indeed true?
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