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Table 1 Comparison between endemic human Burkitt' lymphoma and Burkitt's lymphoma-like of the mouse.

From: Etiopathogenesis of Burkitt's lymphoma: a lesson from a BL-like in CD1 mouse immune to Plasmodium yoelii yoelii

  Endemic BL BL-like
host species Humans CD1 mice
infecting Plasmodium P. falciparum P. yoelii yoelii
outcome of infection death orclinical immunity death orsterile immunity
population survival 99% 0.2%
time to reach immunity about five years about one month
immune state necessary Yes yes
virus association Epstein-Barr virus not known