Antibody titers by mixed agglutination to varicella-zoster, herpes simplex and vaccinia viruses in patients with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Ito1975AntibodyTB,
  title={Antibody titers by mixed agglutination to varicella-zoster, herpes simplex and vaccinia viruses in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Masahiro Ito and Almen L. Barron and Wlodzimierz Olszewski and Felix Milgrom},
  journal={Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={149 4},
  pages={835-9}
}
Antibody titers to varicella-zoster (V-Z), herpes simplex (HSV) and vaccinia viruses were determined in sera collected in Buffalo, NY, from patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), patients with other diseases, and normal individuals. The mixed agglutination test employing cell cultures infected with one of the above viruses as a source of antigen was used to determine antibody titers. The geometric mean titer (GMT) for V-Z in 59 MS cases was significantly higher than that observed in patients… CONTINUE READING