Peter Medveczky

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Peter G. Medveczky, MD, is a Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. He studies human herpesvirus 6 and its connection to illness, including chronic fatigue syndrome.

Open Letter to The Lancet[edit | edit source]

Two open letters to the editor of The Lancet urged the editor to commission a fully independent review of the PACE trial, which the journal had published in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Medveczky, along with 41 colleagues in the ME/CFS field, signed the second letter.

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2013, Persistent human herpesvirus-6 infection in patients with an inherited form of the virus[1] (Full Text)
  • 2014, Editorial - Is inherited human herpesvirus 6 the perpetrator behind some cases of chronic fatigue syndrome?[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Pantry, Shara N.; Medveczky, Maria M.; Arbuckle, Jesse H.; Luka, Janos; Montoya, Jose G.; Hu, Jianhong; Renne, Rolf; Peterson, Daniel; Pritchett, Joshua C. (Jul 25, 2013). "Persistent human herpesvirus-6 infection in patients with an inherited form of the virus". Journal of Medical Virology. 85 (11): 1940–1946. doi:10.1002/jmv.23685. ISSN 0146-6615. PMC 3779660Freely accessible. PMID 23893753. 
  2. Lum, Emily; Medveczky, Maria; Medveczky, Peter (Apr 1, 2014). "Is inherited human herpesvirus 6 the perpetrator behind some cases of chronic fatigue syndrome?". Future microbiology. 9: 433–6. doi:10.2217/fmb.14.11. 
  3. "Infectious virus hidden in chromosomes during latency can be passed from parents to children". EurekAlert!. Retrieved Aug 24, 2018. 
  4. "USF-led study suggests some patients with chronic fatigue-like illness may benefit from anti-herpesvirus drug treatment - USF Health News". USF Health News. Jul 25, 2013. Retrieved Aug 24, 2018. 


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