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Table 1 Blood parameters and patient demographic

From: Loss of Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 3 ion channel function in natural killer cells from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients

  CFS/ME HC P Value
Age (years) 42.5 ± 6.05 42.8 ± 5.47 0.872
Gender n(%)
 Male 2 (20%) 2 (20%) 1.000
 Female 4 (80%) 4 (80%)  
BMI (kg/m2) 23.54 ± 0.54 23.35 ± 1.37 0.240
SF-36
 Fatigue (%) 30.42 ± 8.91 77.92 ± 6.25 0.009
 General Health (%) 31.25 ± 5.97 74.31 ± 4.50 0.004
 Physical Functioning (%) 70.83 ± 6.64 93.33 ± 4.77 0.015
 Role Physical (%) 20.83 ± 9.64 87.50 ± 12.5 0.009
 Role Emotional (%) 59.38 ± 9.24 96.88 ± 3.13 0.004
 Social Functioning (%) 37.5 ± 5.59 95.83 ± 4.17 0.002
 Body Pain (%) 49.17 ± 5.27 84.17 ± 8.41 0.015
Pathology
 White Cell Count (×109/L) 5.58 ± 0.30 7.13 ± 0.49 0.03
 Lymphocytes (×109/L) 1.99 ± 0.2 1.75 ± 0.22 0.423
 Neutrophils (× 109/L) 3.03 ± 0.23 4.78 ± 0.42 0.01
 Monocytes (× 109/L) 0.41 ± 0.05 0.39 ± 0.06 0.748
 Eosinophils (× 109/L) 0.12 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.06 0.936
 Basophils (× 109/L) 0.04 ± 0.01 0.04 ± 0.002 0.799
 Platelet (× 109/L) 265.0 ± 23.36 266.17 ± 15.70 1.00
 Red Cell Count (× 1012/L) 4.63 ± 0.09 4.69 ± 0.13 0.63
 Haematocrit 0.41 ± 0.01 0.42 ± 0.01 0.624
 Haemoglobin (g/L) 135.0 ± 3.52 139.67 ± 5.21 0.687
  1. SF-36 scores were analysed using participant questionnaire responses. Results from routine full blood analysis in CFS/ME patients and HC. Data presented as mean ± SD. Abbreviations: CFS/ME, chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis; HC, healthy controls; BMI, body mass index