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    PhilC
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    I just found this very interesting research paper, and thought I’d pass it along:

    Analysis of bacterial DNA in synovial tissue of Tunisian patients with reactive and undifferentiated arthritis by broad-range PCR, cloning and sequencing

    Phil

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    Maz
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    Fascinating, eh? I’d read this study back in 2009 and felt quite disturbed that the field of rheumatology still hasn’t acknowledged infectious causes peepetuating ReA and UCTD …and likely all rheumatic diseases. It’s an important study, I reckon, and thx for bringing it back to light, Phil. I was thinking about it recently and trying to remember which European country:

    http://www.roadback.org/forums/topic/reactive-arthritis/

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