Why one person got ill while another recovered from an infection is one of the great questions in ME/CFS. A British team thinks fatigued hepatitis C patients may provide part of the answer.
They found something off in immune system of this group which appeared to prime them to develop severe fatigue. That was enough – given the striking similarities between these two conditions – for the Brits to propose the first predictive blood factor for ME/CFS. They think this blood factor starts people down the path to chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS).
Find out more in a SImmaron Research Foundation sponsored blog: Immune Factor May Jump Start Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS)