Tag Archives: post-infectious fatigue syndrome

COVID-19 & post-infectious ME/CFS: a narrative review

COVID-19 and post-infectious myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: a narrative review, by Sonia Poenaru, Sara J Abdallah, Vicente Corrales-Medina, Juthaporn Cowan in Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease. Jan 2021 [doi:10.1177/20499361211009385]   Bottom line Many post-acute COVID-19 symptoms resemble post-infectious ME/CFS Acute … Continue reading

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Hypothesis: mechanisms that prevent recovery in prolonged ICU patients also underlie ME/CFS

Hypothesis: mechanisms that prevent recovery in prolonged ICU patients also underlie Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), by Dominic Stanculescu,  Lars Larsson and Jonas Bergquist in Frontiers in Medicine (2021) 8(41) [doi: 10.3389/fmed.2021.628029] (This article is part of the research topic: … Continue reading

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Will COVID-19 lead to ME/CFS?

Will COVID-19 Lead to ME/CFS? by Anthony L Komaroff and  Lucinda Bateman, in Front. Med.  [doi: 10.3389/fmed.2020.606824]   we assume that only 10% of Long haulers will be left with ME/CFS COVID -19 could generate 10 million new cases of … Continue reading

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Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics

Post-viral fatigue and COVID-19: lessons from past epidemics, by Mohammed F Islam, Joseph Cotler,  & Leonard A Jason in Fatigue: Biomedicine, Health & Behavior 25 Jun 2020 [doi.org/10.1080/21641846.2020.1778227]   Review Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic, resulting from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 … Continue reading

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Factors impacting the illness trajectory of post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS)

Research abstract: Factors impacting the illness trajectory of post-infectious fatigue syndrome: a qualitative study of adults’ experiences, by Eva Stormorken, Leonard A. Jason and Marit Kirkevold in BMC Public Health [Published: 13 December 2017] Background: Post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS), also known as post-viral fatigue syndrome, is a complex condition … Continue reading

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Adults’ experiences of the illness trajectory in post-infectious fatigue syndrome in Norway

Research abstract: From good health to illness with post-infectious fatigue syndrome: a qualitative study of adults’ experiences of the illness trajectory, by Eva Stormorken, Leonard A. Jason and  Marit Kirkevold in BMC Family Practice 2017 18:49  [PNorwayublished: 27 March 2017] Background: Municipal drinking water contaminated with the parasite Giardia lamblia in Bergen, Norway, … Continue reading

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Diagnosing post infectious fatigue in adolescents using routine lab tests

Research abstract: BACKGROUND: While biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) are beginning to emerge they typically require a highly specialized clinical laboratory. We hypothesized that subsets of commonly measured laboratory markers used in combination could support the diagnosis of post-infectious … Continue reading

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The experiences of fatigue in CFS, ME, PIFS

Research article abstract: Background: Fatigue is a major problem among individuals with post-infectious fatigue syndrome (PIFS), also known as chronic fatigue syndrome or myalgic encephalomyelitis. It is a complex phenomenon that varies across illnesses. From a nursing perspective, knowledge and … Continue reading

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