Clinical infections and multiple sclerosis: contribution from analytical epidemiology.

@article{Casetta2000ClinicalIA,
  title={Clinical infections and multiple sclerosis: contribution from analytical epidemiology.},
  author={Ilaria Casetta and Enrico Granieri},
  journal={Journal of neurovirology},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S147-51
        }
}
Epidemiological studies have suggested that exogenous factors may play a role in the etiology of multiple sclerosis and that the environmental component may be viral, but, as yet, there is insufficient evidence to draw any definite conclusions concerning any of the viruses so far proposed. The case-control approach failed to give any definitive conclusion. While the frequency of each common childhood illness is not significantly different between cases and controls, there are more consistent… CONTINUE READING

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