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Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and encephalomyelitis disseminata/multiple sclerosis show remarkable levels of similarity in phenomenology and neuroimmune characteristics

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medicine, September 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)

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2 blogs
twitter
202 tweeters
peer_reviews
1 peer review site
facebook
47 Facebook pages
googleplus
3 Google+ users

Citations

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Title
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and encephalomyelitis disseminata/multiple sclerosis show remarkable levels of similarity in phenomenology and neuroimmune characteristics
Published in
BMC Medicine, September 2013
DOI 10.1186/1741-7015-11-205
Pubmed ID
Authors

Gerwyn Morris, Michael Maes

Abstract

'Encephalomyelitis disseminata' (multiple sclerosis) and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) are both classified as diseases of the central nervous system by the World Health Organization. This review aims to compare the phenomenological and neuroimmune characteristics of MS with those of ME/CFS.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 3 1%
Spain 2 <1%
India 2 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Unknown 224 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 32 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 27 12%
Student > Bachelor 26 11%
Student > Master 25 11%
Other 21 9%
Other 53 23%
Unknown 50 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 72 31%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18 8%
Neuroscience 17 7%
Psychology 16 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 6%
Other 41 18%
Unknown 55 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 165. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 October 2022.
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#201,469
of 22,620,502 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medicine
#177
of 3,390 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,455
of 185,194 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medicine
#1
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