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Relationship of UV exposure to prevalence of multiple sclerosis in England.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the potential relationship of ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) exposure in explaining the period prevalence of multiple sclerosis (MS) in England. METHODS: English national Hospital Episode Statistics covering all admissions to National Health Service hospitals in England in the 7 years from 1998 to 2005 were used to obtain the period prevalences of MS and infectious mononucleosis (IM) in England. The United States National Aeronautics and Space ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Rutherford Siegel, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, WTC Human Genetics
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
76
Issue:
16
Pages:
1410-1414
Publication date:
2011-04-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:45e40bd7-f1fe-489a-b129-73a1aa5bac4a
Source identifiers:
134961
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pubs:134961

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