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Infectious diseases and autoimmunity

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Posted 26 May 2012 - 11:04 PM

Infectious diseases and autoimmunity. Besides genetic predisposition to autoimmunity, viral and bacterial infections are known to be involved in the initiation and promotion of autoimmune diseases. PubMed. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries. 2011 Oct 13;5(10):679-87.

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