Chronic fatigue syndrome: thoughts on pathogenesis.

  title={Chronic fatigue syndrome: thoughts on pathogenesis.},
  author={Alan S. Evans},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
Studies have shown that a proportion of patients with severe chronic infection due to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) lack antibody to a component of EBV nuclear antigen. However, it is not clear whether this circumstance is one of cause or effect in regard to the pathogenesis of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS); it is clearly not pathognomonic since it also occurs… CONTINUE READING