PCR Testing Casts Doubt on XMRV Link to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Reveals Reagent Contamination | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

A pair of recently published research papers used PCR testing to provide perhaps the strongest evidence to date debunking previous reports that detected gene sequences from a virus related to murine leukemia virus in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, suggesting a causative relationship between the two.

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