Corpus ID: 30869306

Measles virus and Crohn's disease: view of a medical virologist.

@article{meulen1998MeaslesVA,
  title={Measles virus and Crohn's disease: view of a medical virologist.},
  author={V. ter meulen},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={
          733-4
        }
}
Some recent reports have claimed that persistent measles virus infection is involved in the aetiology or pathogenesis, or both, of Crohn’s disease. Using a variety of techniques, such as direct electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridisation, these authors report that measles virus particles, protein or RNA were detected in tissues from patients with Crohn’s disease. These observations led to the hypothesis that exposure to measles virus early in life, either during… Expand

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