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Fate of herpes simplex virus in lymphocytes from blood and joint effusions of systemic and pauciarticular juvenile chronic arthritis
  1. P. Hollingworth,
  2. D. J. A. Appleford,
  3. B. M. Ansell,
  4. A. M. Denman
  1. Division of Rheumatology, Clinical Research Centre, Watford Road, Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3UJ


    The fate of herpes simplex virus (HSV) in the lymphocytes of patients with juvenile chronic arthritis (JCA) was studied by previously described methods. Lymphocytes isolated from blood and joint effusions of 18 patients with systemic JCA and 11 patients with pauciarticular JCA usually supported viral growth normally.

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