Hunting down the cause of ME/CFS & other challenging disorders - Lipkin in London
In a talk to patients in London on 3rd September, Dr. W. Ian Lipkin described the extraordinary lengths he and his team are prepared to go to in order to track down the source of an illness, with examples ranging from autism to the strange case of Kawasaki disease.
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Answer from Judy Mikovits Regarding Tissue Resevoir

Discussion in 'XMRV Research and Replication Studies' started by Mya Symons, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. pictureofhealth

    pictureofhealth XMRV - L'Agent du Jour

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    If its in the prostate and bladder, I wonder if it would show up in a urine sample?

    If in the uterus, how about a vaginal smear sample for tissue/cells?

    Or if its found in lymphoid tissue, how about a tonsil/throat swab for evidence of infection?

    These are much less invasive tests than tissue biopsy, or even blood samples (although tissue samples probably much more definitive at the research stage than a swab).

    I'm sure the WPI have already thought of all this of course. Or if not, hopefully worth a try though - & if they turn out to be positive, these could be a much cheaper alternative too.
     
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    Mya Symons Mya Symons

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    That makes sense. Didn't they say they found it in the cervix too? If a vaginal swab doesn't work, what about a pap smear? This would be a good question to ask WPI, I think.
     

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