CFS Patient Advocate:
Amy Marcus was a little weak on the disease definitions, leaving out a very important piece -the Canadian Consensus Criteria.
When this is applied, the diagnoses is not vague or mysterious. When this is applied many negative XMRV studies would not exist.
She also leaves out the development of cytokine/NK cell panels that clearly determine a pattern of profoundly dysfunctional immune systems in these patients. At least three different places are working on these arrays. Read more>>