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There's no such thing as a virus that causes chronic fatigue syndrome-Natural News

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS News' started by liverock, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. lostinthedesert

    lostinthedesert Killer, Clown, Priestess

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    Incorrect. From the original Science paper:

    "In contrast, XMRV gag
    sequences were detected in 8 of 218 (3.7%) PBMC DNA
    specimens from healthy individuals."


    Incorrect again, well partially incorrect. BTW, it is Incline Village. Still, I believe the initial group tested included members of several different clusters around the USA. Yes the patients selected for this initial investigation were among the most ill but they were spread out over the country.

    Where did you get that information? That is a pretty heavy statement to make without citing a source.

    As the Science quote above states, they were looking for viral DNA, not antibodies, in the 218 control samples. The subsequent, yet to be published. work involves additional antibody testing.


    Peace,
    S

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