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Lupus

Viral or Bacterial?

12/26/2001

Question:

Is lupus a viral or bacterial infection?

Answer:

Neither. Lupus is an autoimmune disease not an infectious disease.

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Response by:

Larry   Houk, MD Larry Houk, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Rheumatology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati