Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, December 1st, 2004
According to published research from the United States, "Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disorder characterized by the production of anti-nuclear antibodies. The etiology of SLE is unknown, although several viruses including the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) have been implicated. An increase in the frequency of EBV infection has been observed in SLE patients relative to normal individuals."
"Some patients with SLE develop antibodies that recognize a proline rich epitope in the...
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