Chronically elevated inflammation provides a putative target in the search of a meaningful biomarker for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
While research has investigated levels of inflammatory biomarkers in people with CFS compared with healthy controls, these groups have not yet been examined at a meta-analytic level. To evaluate the degree and direction of these associations, we identified the existing evidence and combined these.
Is chronic fatigue syndrome an inflammatory disorder? by R. Strawbridge, M.-L. Sartor, A.H. Young, A.J Cleare in Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Vol 85, page 82, June 2016 [published May 19, 2016]