ProHealth fibromyalgia Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help

|
|
|

Trending News

10 "Healthy" Foods That Are NOT Fibro-Friendly

VIDEO: What It Feels Like To Live With Fibro

Fibromyalgia “Is All in Your Head” and Other Abusive Nonsense

Fibromyalgia Research Update from Integrated Tissue Dynamics

VIDEO: Treating Fibromyalgia with Oxytocin

SURVEY: Patient Experience with Physicians

The Brain Boosting and Fatigue Fighting B-12

Fibromyalgia, Family and Friends: 8 Ways to Improve Relationships

Melatonin Regulates Inflammation Resolution in Fibromyalgia and Other Disorders

Fibromyalgia and Disability Claims

 
Print Page
Email Article

2 of 12 CFS patients positive for XMRV/MLV sequences: Italian study

  [ 12 votes ]   [ Post a Comment ]
www.ProHealth.com • August 1, 2012


Article:
Xenotropic and polytropic murine leukemia virus-related sequences are not detected in the majority of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
- Source: New Microbiologica, July 2012

By Stefania Paolucci, Fausto Baldanti, et al.

[Note: The full text of this article is available free at http://www.newmicrobiologica.org/PUB/allegati_pdf/2012/3/341.pdf. Dr. Baldanti's email is provided there and in the source info below.]

Abstract:
XMRV and polytropic MLV-related virus have been controversially associated with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Subsequent reports failed to detect XMRV and MLV-related virus in CFS patients, and the previous results have been interpreted as a massive laboratory contamination by mouse DNA sequences.

• Among 12 sequential CFS patients, two were positive for XMRV/MLV sequences.

• In contrast, 40 selected control subjects were negative.

• CSF patients and controls were negative for mitochondrial mouse-specific DNA sequences.

These findings:

• Do not confirm the high frequency of MLV-related viruses infection in CFS patients,

• But also contrast the widespread laboratory contamination previously suggested.

Source: New Microbiologica, July 2012;35, 341-344. By Paolucci S, Piralla A, Zenello C, Minoli L, Baldanti F. Virologia Molecolare, Virologia e Microbiologia, Clinica Malattie Infettive, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy. [Email: f.daldanti@smatteo.pv.it]





Join the Discussion Post a Comment 




[ Be the first to comment on this article ]




 
Free Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Newsletters
Subscribe to
Our FREE
Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Receive up-to-date ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia treatment and research news
 Privacy Guaranteed  |  View Archives

Save on Your Next Order

Featured Products

B-12 Extreme™ B-12 Extreme™
The Most Potent Vitamin B-12 on Earth
FibroSleep™ by ProHealth FibroSleep™ by ProHealth
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Hydroxocobalamin Extreme™ Hydroxocobalamin Extreme™
The B-12 your brain needs for detox & sharpness
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth Optimized Curcumin Longvida® by ProHealth
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Fibro Freedom™ Fibro Freedom™
Soothes, strengthens & revitalizes

Natural Remedies

Could a B-12 Deficiency Be Causing Your Symptoms? Could a B-12 Deficiency Be Causing Your Symptoms?
The Revolutionary 'Good Fat' That Promotes Heart, Brain, Bone and Joint Health The Revolutionary 'Good Fat' That Promotes Heart, Brain, Bone and Joint Health
Sweet Tips for Fibromyalgia Success Sweet Tips for Fibromyalgia Success
Protecting Our Eyes Against Time-Induced Damage Protecting Our Eyes Against Time-Induced Damage
The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms

FIBROMYALGIA RESOURCES
What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia 101
Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Fibromyalgia Treatments
| CFS RESOURCES
What is CFS?
ME/CFS 101
ME/CFS Symptoms
ME/CFS Treatments
| FORUMS
Fibromyalgia
ME/CFS
ADVANCED MEDICAL LABS
WHOLESALE  |  AFFILIATES
GUARANTEE
CONTACT US
PRIVACY
RSS
SITE MAP
ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus
Credit Card Processing