Published in Cancer Weekly, November 1st, 2005
According to recent research from South Korea, "The BLV is the causative agent of enzootic bovine leucosis. This study investigated the presence of the BLV in leukemia (179 acute lymphoblastic leukemia, 292 acute myeloid leukemia and 46 chronic myelogenous leukemia cases) and 162 lung cancer patients (139 adenocarcinoma, 23 squamous cell carcinoma) to determine if the BLV is a causative organism of leukemia and lung cancer in Koreans."
"A BLV infection was confirmed in human cells by PCR using a BLV-8 primer combination. All 517 cases of human...
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