Tired all the time?
“More than one million Americans have CFS yet less than 20% have been diagnosed. This is a major health concern.”
Dr. William Reeves, M.D. Past Director of the CDC’s CFS Research program
People with CFS also can have the following symptoms:
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME PANEL INCLUDES ALL OF THE TESTS BELOW:
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel Test: Alanine aminotransferase (ALT/SGPT); albumin:globulin (A:G) ratio; albumin, serum; alkaline phosphatase, serum; aspartate aminotransferase (AST/SGOT); bilirubin, total; BUN; BUN:creatinine ratio; calcium, serum; carbon dioxide, total; chloride, serum; creatinine, serum; eGFR calculation; globulin, total; glucose, serum; potassium, serum; protein, total, serum; sodium, serum
Complete Blood Count with Differential Test: Hematocrit; hemoglobin; mean corpuscular volume (MCV); mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH); mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC); red cell distribution width (RDW); percentage and absolute differential counts; platelet count (RBC); red cell count; white blood cell count (WBC)
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA): Direct - 97% of those with Lupus will have a positive test
ESR -Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate to evaluate the nonspecific activity of infections, inflammatory states, autoimmune disorders, and plasma cell dyscrasias.
Urinalysis, Complete With Microscopic Examination: Color, appearance, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, occult blood, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, bilirubin, urobilinogen, and microscopic examination of urine sediment
Thyroid Profile With TSH Test Includes: Free thyroxine index; T3 uptake (THBR); thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH); thyroxine (T4)
Iron and Total Iron-binding Capacity (TIBC): Percent of saturation; serum iron; total iron binding capacity; unsaturated iron binding capacity
C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Quantitative: CRP is an acute phase reactant, which can be used as a test for inflammatory diseases, infections, and neoplastic diseases.