Purpose[edit | edit source]
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A 2019 study in Norway found that the level of the inflammatory marker high-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP) levels were significantly higher for both the CFS and the fibromyalgia groups compared to healthy controls when adjusting for age, smoking, and BMI.
Evidence[edit | edit source]
- 2018, C-Reactive Protein Response in Patients With Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Symptoms Versus Those With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- 2019, Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome show increased hsCRP compared to healthy controls
ME/CFS[edit | edit source]
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References[edit | edit source]
- Groven, Nina; Fors, Egil A.; Reitan, Solveig Klæbo (Jun 2019). "Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome show increased hsCRP compared to healthy controls". Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2019.06.010.
plasma - The liquid part of blood, lymph, or milk after removing any suspended material. Most of the time, "plasma" simply refers to blood, after all the blood cells have been removed. If you also remove the clotting factors, then the plasma is referred to as "serum".
α - Greek letter alpha or alfa (symbol)