EBV and MS: Major cause, minor contribution or red-herring?

@article{Burnard2017EBVAM,
  title={EBV and MS: Major cause, minor contribution or red-herring?},
  author={Sean Burnard and Jeannette S. Lechner-Scott and Rodney J. Scott},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis and related disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={
          24-30
        }
}
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurological disease with genetic and environmental risk factors. Epstein Barr-Virus (EBV) has been closely associated with MS but with a significant amount of conflicting evidence. Some of the evidence for EBV involvement in MS includes: almost 100% of MS patients showing past EBV infection, an association with Infectious Mononucleosis (acute EBV infection), higher titres of EBV antibodies associated with an increased risk of MS development, and an overall… CONTINUE READING
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