Latitude and multiple sclerosis prevalence: vitamin D reduces risk of Epstein-Barr virus infection

Mult Scler. 2010 Mar;16(3):373; author reply 374-5. doi: 10.1177/1352458509358093. Epub 2009 Dec 22.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infections / complications
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infections / epidemiology*
  • Epstein-Barr Virus Infections / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Multiple Sclerosis / epidemiology*
  • Multiple Sclerosis / etiology
  • Multiple Sclerosis / metabolism
  • Prevalence
  • Residence Characteristics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Seasons
  • Ultraviolet Rays*
  • Vitamin D / metabolism*
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / complications
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / epidemiology*
  • Vitamin D Deficiency / metabolism

Substances

  • Vitamin D