FDA, NIH Team IDs Murine Leukemia Virus Genes in Blood of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

A group led by researchers from the US Food and Drug Administration and National Institutes of Health has used nested PCR assays to detect gene sequences from a virus related to murine leukemia virus in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, a disorder that has no known cause or cure, according to a recently published paper.

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