Multiple Sclerosis, Mad Cow Disease and Acinetobacter

Multiple Sclerosis, Mad Cow Disease and Acinetobacter

by Alan Ebringer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319377698
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/31/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Alan Ebringer, Department of Rheumatology, The Middlesex Hospital UCH School of Medicine and Infection & Immunity Group, Division of Life Sciences, Kings College, London, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Multiple Sclerosis as a Scientific Problem.- 2. History of the Attempts to find the Origin of Multiple Sclerosis.- 3. The Problem of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy also known as "Mad Cow Disease" in the United Kingdom.- 4. Experimental Allergic Encephalomyelitis as a Model of Multiple Sclerosis.- 5. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy: Comparison between the "Prion" Hypothesis in EAE and BSE Point to Acinetobacter Bacteria.- 6. Molecular Sequences in EAE and BSE Point to Acinetobacter Bacteria.- 7. Autoantibodies to Brain Components and Antibodies to Acinetobacter are Present in Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.- 8. Antibodies to Acinetobacter Bacteria but not to other Microbes are Present in Animals with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.- 9. An Ante-Mortem Test for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy involving "Myelin-Acinetobacter-Neurofilaments" (MAN) Tested in 12 Strains of Acinetobacter Bacteria.- 10. Antibodies to Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas Bacteria in Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.- 11. Antibodies to Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas Bacteria in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.- 12. Antibodies to Acinetobacter Peptide Sequences Resembling Myelin and Neurofilaments in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.- 13. The Myelin Acinetobacter Neurofilament Index in an Attempt to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis.- 14. Antibodies to Short Synthetic Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas Peptide Sequences Resembling Myelin and Neurofilaments in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.- 15. Antibodies to Acinetobacter and Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Patients.- 16. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and its Variants.- 17. Sinusitis in Multiple Sclerosis and Acinetobacter.- 18. The Theory that Multiple Sclerosis, CJD and BSE are Caused by Acinetobacter.- 19. The Scientific Method of Sir Karl Popper.- 20. Multiple Sclerosis and "Popper Sequences".

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