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An updated meta-analysis of risk of multiple sclerosis following infectious mononucleosis.

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BACKGROUND: Multiple sclerosis (MS) appears to develop in genetically susceptible individuals as a result of environmental exposures. Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection is an almost universal finding among individuals with MS. Symptomatic EBV infection as manifested by infectious mononucleosis (IM) has been shown in a previous meta-analysis to be associated with the risk of MS, however a number of much larger studies have since been published. METHODS/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: We performed a Medlin...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0012496

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Ramagopalan, SV
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
9
Pages:
1-5
Publication date:
2010-01-05
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1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:3c8dbc5b-f428-4bc0-b768-0196f2558cb7
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301061
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pubs:301061

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