Table 4 Activities to viruses in multiple sclerosis prospective samples

AntibodyCategoriesArbitrary unitsPrevalence, %Bivariate analysisMultivariate analysis
CasesReferentsOR95% CIOR95% CI
ORs and 95% CIs estimated in bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis.
EBV = Epstein-Barr virus; HSV = herpes simplex virus; VZV = varicella zoster virus; HHV = human herpesvirus.
EBV-EBNA-1Low<12621.933.311
Medium126–14215.134.30.700.30–1.60.710.29–1.8
High>14263.032.44.21.9–9.24.51.9–11
EBV-VCALow38.438.411
Medium35.638.80.910.48–1.70.590.28–1.2
High26.022.81.10.57–2.30.860.38–2.0
HSVLow<7235.632.911
Medium72–12646.633.81.40.72–2.51.80.89–3.7
High>12617.833.30.630.32–1.20.590.25–1.4
VZVLow<4828.833.811
Medium48–6837.032.01.30.71–2.50.980.46–2.1
High>6834.234.21.10.60–2.20.940.44–2.0
MeaslesLow<12227.433.811
Medium122–14826.033.81.10.49–2.40.880.35–2.2
High>14846.632.42.41.1–5.61.40.52–3.6
HHV-6Low<5021.933.311
Medium50–6827.434.31.20.59–2.61.40.60–3.1
High>6850.732.42.41.2–4.82.31.0–5.1