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Serum beta 2-microglobulin and C reactive protein concentrations in viral infections.
  1. E H Cooper,
  2. M A Forbes,
  3. M H Hambling

    Abstract

    Serum beta 2-microglobulin concentrations were assayed in a number of virus diseases. Infectious mononucleosis, cytomegalovirus, and influenza A were associated with pronounced increases in serum beta 2-microglobulin concentration. Smaller increases, with values generally less than 4 mg/l, were noted in other viral infections. Apart from in acute influenza A, the C reactive protein and beta 2-microglobulin responses were not associated.

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