Relation of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Multiple Sclerosis in Iranian Patients

  title={Relation of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Multiple Sclerosis in Iranian Patients},
  author={Nafiseh Mohebi and Mansoureh Mamarabadi and Mehdi Moghaddasi},
  booktitle={Neurology international},
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most prevalent central nervous system demyelinating disease. There are known risk factors for MS. However, there is uncertainty in its protective factors. Few studies have demonstrated that some chronic infections may have protective effects on this disease. We carried this study to investigate the relation between Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection and the prevalence and severity of MS. In this case-control study, 163 MS patients and 150 sex- and age- matched… CONTINUE READING

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