Multiple sclerosis and varicella zoster virus infection: a review.

@article{Marrie2001MultipleSA,
  title={Multiple sclerosis and varicella zoster virus infection: a review.},
  author={Ruth Ann Marrie and Christina Wolfson},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={315-25}
}
We have evaluated the epidemiological evidence for an aetiological role of varicella zoster virus (VZV) infection in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS). A MEDLINE search of the English language literature for 1965-99 identified 40 studies. These studies were categorized as seroepidemiological (13), case-control (23), historical cohort (2) or ecological (2). One study used both case-control and historical cohort methodologies. Studies were then classified according to methodological… CONTINUE READING
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