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A stained sample of Epstein-Barr virus.
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) or HHV4 is a herpesvirus. The most common cause of infectious mononucleosis or "glandular fever," it infects 90% of adults worldwide.It has been implicated in numerous immune diseases including chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. It is known to turn on "risk genes" for autoimmune disease in the cells it infects. (more...)



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Coxsackie B (also written coxsackievirus B) is a group of six types of enterovirus, causing symptoms ranging from gastrointestinal distress to pericarditis and myocarditis. Symptoms of infection with viruses in the Coxsackie B grouping include fever, headache, sore throat, gastrointestinal distress, extreme fatigue as well as chest and muscle pain. (more...)



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