• New findings provide additional evidence of AFM, enterovirus link

    3 monthes ago - By Healio

    Testing of 14 patients with acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, showed they had antibodies against enteroviruses, especially EV-D68, in their cerebrospinal fluid at a significantly higher rate than controls, supporting “the plausibility of a link” between enterovirus infection and AFM, researchers reported in mBio.
    “Physicians and scientists have long suspected that enteroviruses - a family of viruses responsible for polio, another paralyzing disease - are behind AFM, but there has been little evidence to support this idea," Nischay Mishra, PhD, assistant professor of
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