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Table 4 Detection of herpesviruses by PCR in both sera and WBCs of the studied groups expressed as number and percentage

From: Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus infections and their clinical relevance in Egyptian leukemic pediatric patients

Group EBV DNA CMV DNA Both EBV/CMV DNA Negative for herpesviruses
Serum
 Leukemia (n = 50) 1 (2.0%) 18 (36.0%) 9 (18.0%) 22 (44.0%)
 Control (n = 30) 0 (0.0%) 14 (46.7%) 0 (0.0%) 16 (53.3%)
p Value =0.048
WBCs
 Leukemia (n = 50) 14 (28%) 10 (20%) 9 (18%) 17 (34%)
 Control (n = 30) 0 (0%) 12 (40%) 0 (0.0%) 18 (60%)
p Value <0.001