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vrijdag 27 juli 2012

Autoimmunity in CFS

Interesting article to read!

Whilst autoimmunity in CFS may be considered a peripheral phenomenon, it’s potential importance is highlighted by the recent Rituximab study (B-lymphocyte depletion) which demonstrated significant therapeutic benefit 8. Putative factors underpinning autoimmunity in CFS include oxidative stress, altered gut permeability, chronic inflammation and chronic immune activation 3,9.

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