Viral damage or 'molecular mimicry'-placing the blame in myocarditis

Noel R. Rose

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Coxsackieviruses have long been associated with myocarditis. Recent studies have attempted to determine whether this autoimmune response to heart antigens is initiated by the virus itself, or by host antigens released during viral damage (pages 693-697).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)631-632
Number of pages2
JournalNature medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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