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Multiple Sclerosis International
Volume 2012, Article ID 802796, 6 pages
Research Article

A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial with Vitamin D3 in MS: Subgroup Analysis of Patients with Baseline Disease Activity Despite Interferon Treatment

1Department of Neurology, Turku University Hospital and University of Turku, Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8, 20520 Turku, Finland
24Pharma Ltd., 20520 Turku, Finland

Received 15 June 2012; Accepted 28 June 2012

Academic Editor: Sreeram Ramagopalan

Copyright © 2012 J. Åivo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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