TITLE

Correspondence

AUTHOR(S)
Chia, John K.S.; Chia, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p671
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Discusses the contribution of viral infections in the perpetuation of chronic fatigue syndrome in identical twins. Differences among the idnetical twin pairs with respect to the presence of DNA; Types of viruses found in the blood and saliva samples of asymptomatic serotopositive patients.
ACCESSION #
9424844

 

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