Santa Rasa

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Santa Rasa, MD, PhD, is a leading researcher at Augusts Kirchenstein Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia.[1] Dr Rasa is currenting studying the association between beta-herpesviruses (HHV-6A, [[HHV-6]B, HHV-7) and parvovirus B19 infection with development of fibromyalgia and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.[2]

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Dr. Rasa is a substitute member of the Biomarkers Working Group of ME/CFS across Europe on behalf of EUROMENE, a European Union COST Action CA15111 not-for-profit research organization committed to tackling the cause and treatment for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.[3]

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  1. https://www.rsu.lv/en/santa-rasa
  2. https://www.researchgate.net/project/RSU-ZP-Association-of-fibromyalgia-and-myalgic-encephalomyelitis-chronic-fatigue-syndrome-with-beta-herpesviruses-HHV-6A-HHV-6B-HHV-7-and-parvovirus-B19-infection
  3. http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA15111?management
  4. Chapenko, S.; Krumina, A.; Logina, I.; Rasa, S.; Chistjakovs, M.; Sultanova, A.; Viksna, L.; Murovska, M. (2012), "Association of active human herpesvirus-6, -7 and parvovirus B19 infection with clinical outcomes in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome.", Advances in Virology, doi:10.1155/2012/2050850 
  5. Rasa, Santa; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Roga, Silvija; Murovska, Modra (2014), "No evidence of XMRV provirus sequences in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and individuals with unspecified encephalopathy", The New Microbiologica, 37 (1): 17-24, PMID 24531167 
  6. Krumina, Angelika; Vasiljeva, Ginta; Ivanovs, Andrejs; Gintere, Sandra; Kovalchuka, Lilija; Rasa, Santa; Chapenko, Svetlana; Murovska, Modra; Viksna, Ludmila; Logina, Inara (2014), "Assessment of Value of Fatigue Severity and Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Fibromyalgia", British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 4: 5866-5877, doi:10.9734/BJMMR/2014/12225 
  7. Rasa, Santa; Chapenko, Svetlana; Krumina, Angelika; Zazerska, Zane; Murovska, Modra (2016), "Occurrence, phase and status of human parvovirus B19 infection in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome", Journal of Clinical Virology, 82 (S141), doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2016.08.285 
  8. Rasa, Santa; Nora-Krukle, Zaiga; Henning, Nina; Eliassen, Eva; Shikova, Evelina; Harrer, Thomas; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Murovska, Modra; Prusty, Bhupesh K.; European Network on ME/CFS (EUROMENE) (Oct 1, 2018). "Chronic viral infections in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)". Journal of Translational Medicine. 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12967-018-1644-y. ISSN 1479-5876. PMID 30285773. 

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