Is there any relationship between streptococcal infection and multiple sclerosis?


Topkaya A. E. , ŞAHİN Ş., AKSUNGAR F., Boru U. T. , Yildiz Z., Sur H.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.13, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Özet

Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated inflammatory demyelinating disease of uncertain etiology. Although the mechanisms of inducing autoimmunity by some of the infectious agents have been investigated, there is not yet enough research on streptococcal infections.