Association between parasite infection and immune responses in multiple sclerosis

@article{Correale2007AssociationBP,
  title={Association between parasite infection and immune responses in multiple sclerosis},
  author={Jorge Correale and Mauricio Franco Farez},
  journal={Annals of Neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={61}
}
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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