Epstein–Barr Virus Infection and Multiple Sclerosis: A Review

@article{Ascherio2010EpsteinBarrVI,
  title={Epstein–Barr Virus Infection and Multiple Sclerosis: A Review},
  author={Alberto Ascherio and Kassandra L. Munger},
  journal={Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={271-277}
}
Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infection results in a life-long persistence of the virus in the host’s B-lymphocytes and has been associated with numerous cancers including Burkitt’s lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma. There is considerable evidence that EBV infection is a strong risk factor for the development of multiple sclerosis. Early age at primary EBV infection is typically asymptomatic, but primary infection during adolescence or adulthood often manifests as infectious… 

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