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Acute enterovirus infection followed by chronic fatigue syndrome

 

 

 

J Clin Pathol. 2009 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Acute enterovirus infection followed by myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and viral persistence.

 

Chia JK, Chia AY, Voeller M, Lee TM, Chang R. EV Med Research, United States;

 

A number of infections have been associated with myalgia encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Often occurring in epidemics, enteroviruses are significant causes of respiratory, gastrointestinal infections, non-specific flu-like illnesses, and many disseminated infections. It has been difficult to demonstrate causality for chronic diseases without having well-documented cases of acute enterovirus infections. In this report, we described 3 patients presenting with acute enterovirus infections, which were followed by ME/CFS, and the persistent viral infections were demonstrated by finding enterovirus VP1 protein and RNA in the stomach.

 

PMID: 19828908 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

 


 

 

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