Lack of Association between Measles Virus Vaccine and Autism with Enteropathy: A Case-Control Study

@article{Hornig2008LackOA,
  title={Lack of Association between Measles Virus Vaccine and Autism with Enteropathy: A Case-Control Study},
  author={Mady Hornig and Thomas Briese and Timothy M. Buie and Margaret L. Bauman and Gregory Yves Lauwers and Ulrike Siemetzki and Kimberly Hummel and Paul A Rota and William J. Bellini and John J O'leary and Orla Sheils and Errol R Alden and Larry K. Pickering and W. Ian Lipkin},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={637 - 641}
}
BACKGROUND The presence of measles virus (MV) RNA in bowel tissue from children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and gastrointestinal (GI) disturbances was reported in 1998. Subsequent investigations found no associations between MV exposure and ASD but did not test for the presence of MV RNA in bowel or focus on children with ASD and GI disturbances. Failure to replicate the original study design may contribute to continued public concern with respect to the safety of the measles, mumps… CONTINUE READING

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