Multiple sclerosis after infectious mononucleosis.

  title={Multiple sclerosis after infectious mononucleosis.},
  author={Trine Rasmussen Nielsen and K Rostgaard and Nete Munk Nielsen and Nils J Koch-Henriksen and Sven Haahr and Per Soelberg S\orensen and Henrik Hjalgrim},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={64 1},
BACKGROUND Infectious mononucleosis caused by the Epstein-Barr virus has been associated with increased risk of multiple sclerosis. However, little is known about the characteristics of this association. OBJECTIVE To assess the significance of sex, age at and time since infectious mononucleosis, and attained age to the risk of developing multiple sclerosis after infectious mononucleosis. DESIGN Cohort study using persons tested serologically for infectious mononucleosis at Statens Serum… CONTINUE READING