Occasional presence of herpes viruses in synovial fluid and blood from patients with rheumatoid arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis

@inproceedings{Burgos2015OccasionalPO,
  title={Occasional presence of herpes viruses in synovial fluid and blood from patients with rheumatoid arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Trapero Burgos and Graciela Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez and Janitzia Vazquez-Mellado and Benjam{\'i}n Pineda and Julio io Sotelo},
  booktitle={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2015}
}
Viral agents have been suspected as participants of immune-mediated disorders. In the case of rheumatic diseases, the synovial joint cavity represents a secluded area of inflammation which could harbor etiological agents. We analyzed by polymerase chain reaction the possible presence of DNA from various herpes viruses in blood and synovial fluid from patients with either rheumatoid arthritis (n = 18), axial spondyloarthritis (n = 11), or osteoarthritis (n = 8). Relevant findings were as follows… CONTINUE READING
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