Association between parasite infection and immune responses in multiple sclerosis

  title={Association between parasite infection and immune responses in multiple sclerosis},
  author={J. Correale and M. Farez},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  • J. Correale, M. Farez
  • Published 2007
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of Neurology
  • To assess whether parasite infection is correlated with a reduced number of exacerbations and altered immune reactivity in multiple sclerosis (MS). 
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    ConditionsMultiple Sclerosis
    InterventionBiological, Other
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