Monitoring of Active Human Herpes Virus 6 Infection in Iranian Patients with Different Subtypes of Multiple Sclerosis

@inproceedings{Ramroodi2013MonitoringOA,
  title={Monitoring of Active Human Herpes Virus 6 Infection in Iranian Patients with Different Subtypes of Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={Nourollah Ramroodi and Nima Sanadgol and Zohre Ganjali and Abbas Ali Niazi and Vida Sarabandi and Ali Reza Moghtaderi},
  booktitle={Journal of pathogens},
  year={2013}
}
Background. Recently, it has been suggested that human herpes virus 6 (HHV6) may play a role in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). Our purpose is to determine the incidence of reactivated HHV6 in MS patients. Methods. Viral sequence analyzed by qPCR in the peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), serum, and saliva samples of different subtypes of MS patients (n = 78) and healthy controls (n = 123). HHV6 IgG and IgM antibody levels measured by ELISA technique in the plasma samples… CONTINUE READING
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