Try searching medline at
That might help.
Also, I really doubt they are contagious, or at least highly as you implied, or
else we would be seeing alot more of them. This may be a question for
bionet.virology or .neuroscience.
Sorry I can't help more.
John R. McQuiston
In article <911503088902 at sciboard.spd.louisville.edu>,
Kitten.Kate at sciboard.spd.louisville.edu says...
>>>Has a cause ever been determined for fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue
>sydrome? Are they contagious? I've heard that there are theories out
>that they may be caused by viruses. If so, am I infecting everyone I
>touch? Has anything been proven to be effective in treating these