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  1. MEsucks

    I need help interpreting a Cytokine Response Profile test! High IL-17A and IL-18, low Th1 and Th2!

    I just got the result from my Cytokine Response Profile test and to me the results seem very strange, I would very much appreciate it if anyone could help me interpret it. I believe my CFS is caused by a chronic coxsackievirus B infection, and the only treatment that has ever had a significant...
  2. mitoMAN

    Input: my Immune profile from IMD Berlin

    Received my Immune labwork from IMD Berlin today with some interesting abnormalities and would like to get some of your input. Already talked with my immunolgist and will go into detail below. Quoted the findings that the lab added to each results HAPPY ABOUT ANY INPUT Lactat i. NaF-blood...