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Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1995 March; 2(2): 238–240.
PMCID: PMC170136

Frequency of deviant immunological test values in chronic fatigue syndrome patients.


Of 11 immunological tests done on chronic fatigue syndrome patients and on fatigued controls, 3 tests (protein A binding, Raji cell, or C3 or C4 [deviant values in either complement component were counted as positive]) with deviant results discriminated best among the groups. Other tests, including immunoglobulin G subclasses, complement component CH50, interleukin-2, and anticardiolipin antibodies, did not discriminate well among the groups.

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