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Table 1 Characteristics of participant groups

From: Giardia-specific cellular immune responses in post-giardiasis chronic fatigue syndrome

  Age, median (SD) Females, n (%) Fatigue score in 2009, median (SD) Total participants, n
Giardia exposed
 No PI-fatigue controls 39.5 (9.3) 15 (75) 11 (1.3) 20
 PI-CFS 47.0 (8.6) 11 (73) 22.0 (5.3) 15
 PI-ICF 35.0 (8.9) 4 (80) 20.0 (3.1) 5
 Fatigue other cause 51.0 (15.6) 9 (100) 18.0 (5.1) 9
 Recovered from fatigue 31.0 (5.8) 5 (50) 17.0 (3.3) 10
Giardia unexposed
 Healthy controls 39 (11.1) 7 (70) 11 (2.1) 10
  1. Abbreviations: PI post-infectious, CFS chronic fatigue syndrome, ICF idiopathic chronic fatigue