Study - possibility of link between MS and viruses

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Study - possibility of link between MS and viruses

Postby MSUK » Wed May 18, 2016 2:57 am

Study of immune system revives possibility of link between MS and viruses

Researchers investigating immune B-cell response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) say they have found that it may correlate with the amount of brain-specific B-cells in the blood — a marker of multiple sclerosis (MS) — and with higher disease activity. The findings were published in the journal Viruses, in a study titled “The Correlation between the Virus- And Brain Antigen-Specific B cell Response in the Blood of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis.”...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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