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Volume 10, Number 11—November 2004
THEME ISSUE
ICEID & ICWID 2004

International Conference on Women and Infectious Diseases (ICWID)

Women and Autoimmune Diseases

DeLisa Fairweather*Comments to Author  and Noel R. Rose*
Author affiliations: *Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Infections in humans associated with autoimmune diseases

Disease Infection
Multiple sclerosis Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), measles virus
Lyme arthritis Borrelia burgdorferi
Type I diabetes Coxsackie virus B4, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV), mumps virus
Rheumatoid arthritis Escherichia coli, mycobacteria, EBV, hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Lupus erythematosis EBV
Myocarditis CB3, CMV, chlamydia
Rheumatic fever/myocarditis Streptococci
Chagas’ disease/myocarditis Trypanosoma cruzi
Myasthenia gravis Herpes simplex virus, HCV
Guillain-Barré syndrome CMV, EBV, Campylobacter spp.

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