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Table 3 Serologic and molecular genetic analysis of Epstein-Barr virus infection

From: Diffuse parenchymal lung disease as first clinical manifestation of GATA-2 deficiency in childhood

   Initial investigation After 2-year follow-up
Anti-VCA IgG U/ml 63 >750
Anti-VCA IgM U/ml >160 47
Anti-EA-D IgG U/ml 22 >150
Anti-EBNA 1 IgG U/ml Negative Negative
Viral load in PB Copies/10000 g.e 288 31
Viral load in BAL Copies/ml 22000 6000
  1. Abbreviations: VCA viral capsid antigen, EA-D early antigen component, EBNA 1 Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1, PB peripheral blood, BAL bronchoalveolar fluid, g.e. genomic equivalent.