ANA in Fibromyalgia Associated with Borrelia-specific T Lymphocytes

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Reporting in Current Rheumatoligical Review (Puri, B.K. et al) 6.5.23, has indicated that infection by genus Borrelia may be associated  with antinuclear antibodies (ANA)  in a small number of cases. So researchers decided to test the hypothesis that fibromyalgia patients who are ANA positive will show evidence of Borrelia specific T lymphocyte activity more than those who are seronegative. Twenty-seven fibromyalgia patients who fit the American College of Rheumatology diagnostic criteria were used in the study. 


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