Viral damage or ‘molecular mimicry’—placing the blame in myocarditis


THE IDEA THAT infection initiates autoimmune disease is one of the earliest and most enduring paradigms in the annals of autoimmunity. The first human disease identified as autoimmune in origin, paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, was thought to be a late consequence of syphilitic infection. In more modern times, solid epidemiological evidence supports an… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/76199


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@article{Rose2000ViralDO, title={Viral damage or ‘molecular mimicry’—placing the blame in myocarditis}, author={Noel R. Rose}, journal={Nature Medicine}, year={2000}, volume={6}, pages={631-632} }