It seems like one after another, autoimmune conditions are being revealed to have a pathogen at their core.
This week was also revealed that betaretrovirus is the cause for another autoimmune condition, PBC.
Hi Christopher. I found this article; it's from 2011. I think they were suspecting the betaretrovirus as early as 2003:Antares, I cannot find a source for this besides this pdf. Do you have any?
The potential trigger: epsilon toxin, a byproduct of the bacterium Clostridium perfringens – better known as one the most common causes of foodborne illness in the United States.