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Which virus can lead to non Hodkgin lymphoma (LQ)



A Rota virus
B Epstein-Barr virus

C HIV
D Arbovirus

Ans. B

Epstein-Barr virus

Etiology of NHL

1. Cytogenetic abnormalities, such as chromosome translocations, are commonly ob served in lymphoma cells.

2. Viral infection

a. The Epstein-Barr virus has been linked to Burkitt's lymphoma, a disease usu­ally found in Africa.

b. An aggressive T-cell leukemia or lymphoma is associated with human T Lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) infec­tion.

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