Tag Archives: T-cells

Cellular immune responses in post-giardiasis CFS

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: The role of pathogen specific cellular immune responses against the eliciting pathogen in development of post-infectious chronic fatigue syndrome (PI-CFS) is not known and such studies are difficult to perform. The aim of this study was to … Continue reading

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Altered lymphocytes and immune system in CFS

Research Announcement Objective: The goal of our research is to define immunologic deficiencies of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and ultimately to improve the health of these patients by increasing their immunity. Setting: CFS is a debilitating disease of … Continue reading

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Review of the role of T cells in the ME/CFS immune system

Abstract Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) is a multifactorial disorder defined by symptom-specific criteria and characterised by severe and prolonged fatigue. CFS/ME typically affects a variety of bodily systems, including the immune system. Patients with CFS/ME exhibit significantly reduced Natural … Continue reading

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Epstein Barr virus following immune deficiency found in CFS subgroup

Abstract Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) has long been discussed as a possible cause or trigger of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). In a subset of patients the disease starts with infectious mononucleosis and both enhanced and diminished EBV-specific antibody titers have been … Continue reading

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