Lactate dehydrogenase

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Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) converts lactic acid to pyruvate and back.

Increased serum concentrations of LDH have been found in ME patients during the acute phase.[1]

Abnormally high LDH was found in patients of the 1955 Royal Free Hospital outbreak.[2]

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  1. Fegan, KG; Behan, PO; Bell, EJ (Jun 1983), "Myalgic encephalomyelitis--report of an epidemic.", J R Coll Gen Pract, 33 (251): 335–337, PMID 6310104 
  2. Ramsay, A. Melvin (November 1978). "'Epidemic neuromyasthenia' 1955-1978". Postgraduate Medical Journal. 54: 718–721. 

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