I thought this was interesting since this virus has come up before, and this study seems to show that reactivation coincides almost perfectly with relapses. I'd like to understand how and why this reactivation occurs – anyone know?
Ann Neurol. 2008 Feb 27
Varicella-zoster virus in cerebrospinal fluid at relapses of multiple sclerosis.
Sotelo J, Martínez-Palomo A, Ordoñez G, Pineda B.
Neuroimmunology Unit, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, ...