Tuesday, July 27, 2010

XMRV Tainting Blood Supply

A WSJ Health Blog reports on Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) and its threat to our blood supply in an article entitled, "FDA Advisory Committee to Hear About XMRV Working Group’s Research". See below.

By Amy Dockser Marcus (posted July 26, 2010)

Public health officials have been working for months to understand whether the XMRV virus poses a risk to the nation’s blood supply. The concern was sparked by a paper published last year in Science that detected the virus in the blood of 67% of chronic fatigue syndrome patients, compared to just 3.7% of healthy controls. For more....click here

1 comment:

  1. All of the abstracts need to be published. Sign here to get all the abstracts including the possitive xmrv in order that science may progress and get this horrid retrovirus stopped