Monday, 18 October 2010


'According to Dr. Brewer, XMRV is potentially associated with Parkinson's, chronic Lyme disease, MS, ALS - as well as ME/CFS. In his practice, 90% of his XMRV+ patients are Lyme Disease. (The Patient Advocate had heard previously that all of Dr. Brewer's Lyme patients are XMRV+) Four our of four of his MS patients are XMRV+, 1 out of 1 ALS patient is XMVR+, and 1 out of 1 Parkinsons patient is XMRV+.'

The above was posted on CFS Patient Advocate blog

(Another great read about Judith Mikovits presentation here
and more here although you may need to follow this on Facebook to read it or follow me on facebook where there is a link.)

Read the full post for more information about the presentation at the recent ILADS conference.

For further posts about ALS or as we call it in UK Motor Neurons, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, or any of the other illnesses mentioned put the name in the search box on the right of this blog for earlier posts.


  1. Hi Joanne...this is interesting...Can you tell me if any healthy people have been tested for XMRV virus too? Can healthy people have this in their blood? It sounds so promising!!

  2. Renee

    Just from memory I think it was about 7% in the Mikovits study which was similar to the findigs from the original study with Prostate cancer patients done a few years ago.
    If you put XMRV in the search box on the right of my blog you will see other posts about this at the top is the option for older posts on the same subject.

    Search is a useful tool.

    I only post a few things about XMRV, ME/CFS but some of the blogs in my links go into much more detail.

  3. Renee

    I just added a couple of links to the post which you may find interesting sorry i posted in the middle should have been at the end but must dash.
    If you use Facebook and find me Joanne Drayson you will see the posting.