Subject: Can rheumatoid arthritis be caused by a 'spore like' mycoplasma?
Date: Sun Mar 14 13:17:37 1999
Posted by Allan Kamer
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When attacked the mycoplasma turns into a spore;as such,it can
not be easily destroyed, but the immune system no longer
perceives it as a threat. This would serve to explain how mino-
cycline can eliminate the symptoms of RA,and why the disease
eventually returns when the antibiotic is discontued.
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