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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor,

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Wesley W Emmons, MD, FACP, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University; Consulting Staff, Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Christiana Care, Newark, DE.

Coauthor(s): Jessica B Johnson, Medical Writer,, Inc; Dhiren M Haria, MD, Clinical Research Assistant, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Kings County Hospital, SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

Editors: Joseph Richard Masci, MD, Chief of Infectious Diseases, Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Elmhurst Hospital Center, Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Michael Stuart Bronze, MD, Chairman, Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center.

Last Editorial Review: 2/10/2009

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