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J Cell Immunol



Sleep Disturbances are a Significant Predictor of Chikungunya Arthritis Flare Severity.


Tritsch SR, Amdur R, Encinales L, Cadena A, Fierbaugh P, Avendaño G, Gomez C A H, Suchowiecki K, Mendoza-Torres E, Rosales W, Jimenez D, Hernandez C A P, Hernandez A S, Silvera P B, Crespo Y G, Jimenez A D C, Zapata J C M, Mores CN, Firestein GS, Simon G, et al.
J Cell Immunol. 2021; 3(3):191-197.
PMID: 34322686.


The primary objective of this research was to explore the link between sleep and flare pain associated with chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection. The secondary objective was to investigate if cytokines and T regulatory (Treg) cells have an influence on this relationship.