Investigating the role of Epstein-Barr virus in the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis

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  title={Investigating the role of Epstein-Barr virus in the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={Kaija Strautins},
  year={2015}
}
Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a neuronal demyelination disease of the central nervous system, is the most common neurological disease in young adults worldwide, with an unknown cause. It affects over 23,000 people in Australia, and despite effective immune-based treatments, clinical deterioration and disability still occur. Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), a human herpesvirus, which infects early in life and remains dormant within immune cells, is common in the unaffected population but almost universal in… CONTINUE READING

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