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MAYO CLINIC ON XMRV: March 04th Talk in Sacramento

Discussion in 'Media, Interviews, Blogs, Talks, Events about XMRV' started by parvofighter, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. hensue

    hensue Senior Member

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    Yes since I am xmrv positive and husband is hepatitis c positive. I keep wondering if there is an association I am not one of your brilliant Science tech minds. He would have never none if his blood test had not come back with liver enzymes high.
    I am neg for hep c and so is family.

    Thanks you smart ones for keeping us updated.
    Cort Thank you for this board.
  2. raul

    raul

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    Thank you, Doogle!

    Is this further evidence, then, that XMRV is present in a few percent of healthy controls? It seems to me to fit in better with the Science paper and the Japanese study than with the UK and Dutch papers, but maybe I a missing something since people are not commenting on it. I know this was tissue and the other papers are blood tests. I dont remember if the previous prostate papers (Silverman etc) also tested healthy controls.
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    hensue Senior Member

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    Doogle
    Thanks so much!
    What did he mean about the inderect association of hepatitis c and H pylori?
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    pluto
    I have a friends that's hep c, and we have quite a few symptoms in common.

    Thank you for this Doogle, and nice to meet you.
  5. Doogle

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    Yes, I believe it supports that there is some range of asymptomatic people positive with XMRV. There could also be some ME/CFS patients included in the normal prostate control samples. It would be an interesting retrospective study.

    I don't believe the previous prostate papers tested controls.
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    Sorry, he didn't explain it as I recall.

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