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A question of viral trigger? (EBV/CMV)

Discussion in 'Diagnostic Guidelines and Laboratory Testing' started by Snow Leopard, May 25, 2011.

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Have you had positive results to the following (IgM/IgG or PCR only)

  1. Rapid onset ME/CFS, positive to both CMV and EBV

    2 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. Rapid onset ME/CFS, positive to either CMV or EBV

    3 vote(s)
    37.5%
  3. Rapid onset ME/CFS, negative to both CMV or EBV

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Gradual onset ME/CFS, positive to CMV and/or EBV

    2 vote(s)
    25.0%
  5. Gradual onset ME/CFS, negative to both CMV and EBV

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Rapid onset of full symptoms within 3 weeks of vaccination and positive to EBV and/or CMV

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Rapid onset of full symptoms within 3 weeks of vaccination and negative to EBV and/or CMV

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  1. Snow Leopard

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    I am curious about the pattern of infection among patients.
    The question relates to confirmed laboratory testing (Either IgG, IgM or PCR) of Epstein Barr Virus or Cytomegalovirus virus.

    Note, the last option should be negative to both EBV and CMV, not 'or'.
     

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