Post-infectious Fatigue Syndrome
Post-infectious Fatigue Syndrome (PIFS) is subtype of chronic fatigue syndrome defined by the Oxford criteria published in 1991. According to the definition, post-infectious fatigue syndrome is chronic fatigue syndrome associated with or following a laboratory-confirmed infection.
Criteria[edit | edit source]
Role of infection[edit | edit source]
A number of outbreaks of ME/CFS have been linked to viruses. Non-viral infections have caused a number of outbreaks.
Research[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
- A report - chronic fatigue syndrome: guidelines for research - The "Oxford criteria" - Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine - Volume 84 February 1991 118-121
References[edit | edit source]
- Sharpe, Michael; Archard, Len; Banatvala, Jangu; Borysiewicz, Leszek; Clare, Anthony; David, Anthony; Edwards, Richard; Hawton, Keith; Lambert, Harold; Lane, Russell (February 1991). "A report - chronic fatigue syndrome: guidelines for research". Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 84: 118–121. PMC 1293107.